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Ladle

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Each forged ladle has a round fluted bowl, a curved handle that is square in section, and a ribbed Onslow terminus.

Marks

On back of stem, date letter d; leopard's head crowned; lion passant; maker's mark HB (Grimwade 960);

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1779–80

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 5.35 cm x L. 17.3 cm (2 1/8 x 6 13/16 in.); Weight: 42.5 gm (1oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

33.258

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver