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"Morning Glory" Ladle

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This large soup or punch ladle in the Morning Glory pattern has a slender reeded handle terminating in a morning glory flower set against three pointed veined leaves, with vinelike tendrils wrapped around the foliate support. At the handle base, reeds are clustered above the stamped bowl. A...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

Marked incuse [lion passant] [anchor] [G] / STERLING on outside of bowl below lip.

Provenance

Early history unknown. Acquired by Stephen Vaughan of Boston about 1980 and made a gift to the Museum in 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of V. Stephen Vaughan in memory of Robert E. Cleaves

about 1871

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

33.3 x 9.5 x 7.5 cm (13 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1997.163

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware