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Ladles (2)

Object Number: 
1950.152ab
Date: 
ca. 1871
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 7 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 19 x 6.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "B" in gothic script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "CROSBY, MORSE & FOSS" incuse, "925" in an oval
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
These ladles were given to the donor's mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis on the occassion of her marriage to Fellows Davis in 1871.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group