each overall: 7 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 19 x 6.4 x 4.4 cm )
engraved: on the handles: "B" in gothic script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "CROSBY, MORSE & FOSS" incuse, "925" in an oval
Pair of silver ladles with downturned handles with short midribs on the underside and the engraved initial, "B" in gothic script on the front; horizontal elliptical bowls; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handles.
These ladles were given to the donor's mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis on the occassion of her marriage to Fellows Davis in 1871.
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
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