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Ladle (France), 1793–1838

This is a Ladle. It is dated 1793–1838 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 14.8 x 10.5 x 5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse of handle: Parisian fineness mark of .950, used between 1819-1838; mark of Association of Gold and Silversmiths from 1793; maker's mark of a diamond shape with A on the left side, G on the right and bottom, crown on the upper region. On reverse of bowl: same maker's and Association mark; Guarantee mark of 1819-1838.

Cite this object as

Ladle (France), 1793–1838; silver; L x W x D: 14.8 x 10.5 x 5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-38

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