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Ladle

This is a long silver ladle with a scalloped oval-shaped bowl and elaborate cast floral decoration on handle.

Inscription

Engraved with M on end of handle

Marks

STERLING/PAT'D JUN 25 (?), 57(?)/S within wing-bordered circle

Provenance

1900, gift to Mrs. Walter Morgan, Evanston, IL, on occasion of her wedding. Probably by descent to Robert Marsh Morgan; by inheritance to his wife; April 22, 1992, gift of Mrs. Morgan to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Marsh Morgan

about 1860

Object Place

Probably United States

Accession Number

1992.167

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware