This is an elegant and rare Saxon Stag pattern silver gravy ladle, made by Gorham in 1855. This pattern features a regal and distinguished three dimensional stag's head on the handle.
This ladle is 8 1/2 inches long and the bowl is 2 1/4 inches wide. It weighs 72 1/2 grams or 2.6 troy oz. It is marked with the Gorham Hallmark, "900 FINE" and "STARR&MARCUS." the retailer. There are two monograms on this piece; one is the name "Bacon" on the back of the handle and the other is the initials "L.B." on the front of the handle under the stag's head. This ia a wonderful rare gravy ladle