Large ladle with round bowl and large, broad drop extends to rounded, downturned handle tip. Undecorated save for owner's initials.
Enwined initials"SOE" engraved in sprigged script on front of handle, and "MT / 1920" in similar but later style on back of handle.
On back of handle, marked "C [pellet] DUNN" and "N. YORK" in roman letters within a rectangle.
Early history unknown. Lent by by Mrs. Hale Sutherland to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 1930, and transferred in 1958 to the donor, Miss Mary Flint Sutherland.
Gift of Mary F. Sutherland