Toddy ladle

Object Number: 
1942.446
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 2 5/8 x 2 in. ( 17.8 x 6.7 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on obverse: "R" stamped: on reverse: "HALL & ELTON"
Description: 
Silver plate toddy ladle with oval bowl; oval handle with upturned end, threading on obverse and reverse, and engraved initial on obverse; stamped maker's mark on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this ladle once belonged to Commodore William Reynolds. The donor's mother was Reynolds' niece and adopted daughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fred K. McDaniel in memory of his mother
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group