Large New England silver ladle by Ebenezer Knowlton Lakeman born 1799 and died in 1857. Monogrammed in a script initial. Stamped on the back E. K. Lakeman. Fine condition with only wear to the back of the bowl and handle as would be expected with usages. No dents or repairs. Great example of early American silver. Measures 13"long. Weighs 6 ounces.