Ladle, Samuel Edwards (1705–1762), Silver, American

Ladle

Maker:
Samuel Edwards (1705–1762)
Date:
1745–1760
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: L. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); 4 oz. (125.1 g)
Bowl: 4 1/16 x 2 1/4 in. (10.3 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.70.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on underside of bowl: S / I(with cross bar) * E (I & E are shaded)
engraved on underside of bowl: oz pw / 2 - 18

Marking: marked in bowl: [crown] / S[pellet]E / fleur de lis
Theodore Parkman Carter, New York, until 1941