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Ladle

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The ladle has a deep oval bowl that is raised from sheet and joined to a long tapering cylindrical stem formed from seamed sheet.

Inscription

Engraved on underside in monogram "AGE".

Marks

On side of bowl, Britannia; maker's mark FA (Grimwade 662); lion's head erased (repeated on underside of stem); date letter i.

Provenance

Crichton Brothers, New York, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, February 2, 1920, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis

English (London), 1704–05

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 7.7 cm x L. 44.6 cm (3 1/16 x 17 9/16 in.); Weight: 258 gm (8 oz 6 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1584

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver