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Ladle

Object Number: 
1952.418
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 19.4 x 5.7 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "HCSS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "SHEPHERD & BOYD" in roman lettters in a serrated rectangle
Description: 
silver ladle with a down turned fiddle handle engraved, "HCSS" in script, flaring shoulders and a deep, horizontal elliptical bowl with an incised crescent drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. H. Philip Schuyler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group