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Soup ladle

Object Number: 
1984.60
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/4 x 4 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 34.9 x 11.1 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "EM" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "GEORGEC.HOWE" in a rectangle, with pseudo hallmarks of a star in circular surround; bird in elliptical surround; and an anchor in an oval surround
Description: 
Silver soup ladle with down-turned fiddle-end handle decorated with basket end and engraved script initials "EM"; flared shoulders and horizontal elliptical bowl with a rounded shell-outline drop; maker's hallmarks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Noel S. Bowers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group