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Ladle

Object Number: 
1945.134
Date: 
1853-1854
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/4 x 3 5/8 x 3 in. ( 34.9 x 9.2 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handle: gothic "S" in a cartouche surround, lion passant in cartouche surround, crowned leopard's head in rectangular surround, and [?] engraved: on the handle: "WP" in script
Description: 
Silver ladle with down-turned rounded handle, engraved "WP" in bright-cut script; circular scalloped and fluted shell bowl has tapered drop at reverse; hallmarks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This ladle belonged to Estelle Livingston.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group