This Serving Spoon has piercings in the bowl to allow juices to drain when serving vegetables and measures 8 & 1/2" long. It is in nice condition. It is Estate Silver and has been used and shows normal table wear. Definition of normal table wear: One or more of the following conditions may exist. Light Scratching, slight wear in pattern details, very small nicks in edges. This silverware has been used. If we considered it new and perfect we would call it that.