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Ladle

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Each forged ladle has a deep oval bowl and a shape stem with King's pattern terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: on each, engraved on front, end of handle, an unidentified coat of arms: (three wheat sheafs between a chevron or) INSCRIPTIONS: scratched on back of handle "9138" and "S1495".

Marks

On back of each handle, maker's mark I (or J or G) Z in monogram; sovereign's head; thistle; date letter k

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: April 11, 1940)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

Scottish (Edinburgh), 1816–17

Object Place

Edinburgh, Scotland

Dimensions

W. 4.5 cm x L. 15.6 cm (1 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.); Weight: 31 gm (1 oz)

Accession Number

40.202

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver