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Ladle

Object Number: 
1956.188
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 34.6 x 9.8 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "ER" in foliate script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "OP" in a rectangle twice
Description: 
Silver ladle with a downturned oval handle with bright-cut decoration and a faint midrib on the underside; handle engraved, "ER" in foliate script; circular bowl with an encircled heart-shaped drop; maker's mark stamped twice on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise Maunsell Fields & Mrs. E. Kennett Drisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group