Overall: 7 x 2 5/8 x 2 in. ( 17.8 x 6.7 x 5.1 cm )
engraved: on obverse: "R" stamped: on reverse: "HALL & ELTON"
Silver plate toddy ladle with oval bowl; oval handle with upturned end, threading on obverse and reverse, and engraved initial on obverse; stamped maker's mark on reverse.
According to the accession records, this ladle once belonged to Commodore William Reynolds. The donor's mother was Reynolds' niece and adopted daughter.
Gift of Fred K. McDaniel in memory of his mother
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.