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Ladle

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Ladle with turned wooden handle pinned at incised rim into tapering cone seamed at back, adjoining one seamed at side; incised bands above forked joining with ruonded tips to slightly everted leaf-ornamented rim of circular deep bowl.

Inscription

Engraved on front of bowl: JSF / 1734 [sic]

Marks

Marked C with a barred I, each with heavy serif at top, in a small rectangle.

Provenance

Made for a member of the Stavers family of New Hampshire; descended in the family to the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline and Louise Sullivan Stavers

about 1760

Object Place

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 480

Dimensions

28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.721

Medium or Technique

Silver; wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware