Ladle

Object Number: 
INV.14531
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 16.2 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "SHS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: between two eagles in circles, "A. Mc. HARG" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver ladle with an upturned fiddle handle and shell decoration; the engraved initials, "SHS" in script; flared shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group