Sauce ladle

Object Number: 
1937.205
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 7 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "MJS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "G. W. & H." in a rectangle, bust in an oval and an eagle in an oval
Description: 
Silver ladle with an upturned fiddle thread handle with short midribs on both sides and the engraving, "MJS" in script; sugar loaf shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This ladle descended to the donor through Jonathan Dayton Williamson and Louise Schermerhorn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group