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Ladle

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The ladle has a raised, fluted, elliptical bowl with flared pouring lips at each end of the ellipse. Silver portions of the handle, possibly repaired, include a cast forked section having articulated elements that are composed of notched arms with curling tendrils at the juncture with the bowl....

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Inscription

None.

Marks

Inside bowl at center, stamped "Swan" in italics, within a shaped cartouche.

Provenance

Early history unkown.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Graham P Teller. In memory of Charles and Jean Gorely

1740–65

Object Place

Worcester, Massachusetts

Dimensions

39.7 x 10 x 5.6 cm (15 5/8 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.); 3 oz 15 dwt 7 gr (117.1) grams including wooden handle.

Accession Number

1973.643

Medium or Technique

Silver with turned wood handle

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware