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Sauce Ladle, One of Pair

Decorative Arts

MAKER JB
MEDIUM Silver
  • Place Made: London, England
  • DATES ca. 1740
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) (Diameter of bowl): 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
    MARKINGS On underside is engraved "M" with crown above. J.B. in script (According to Kevin Tierney of Parke-Bernet), probably John Barber.
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 81.54.20
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Donald S. Morrison
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sauce ladle (one of pair), silver. Plain round bowls; flat stems with line engraved out lining edge; ends are cast and chased in form of tattered shell surmounting scroll with s ruffle in center. The motif and outline are asymmetrical. Condition: Good
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