CLOSEOUT!!!! This cream ladle by Gorham is in excellent condition for its age. The gold wash bowl has minor very light scratching. This must have been a gift for it is dated in script 1898 on the back and monogrammed Lilly on the front. A really beautiful piece. It weighs 17.8 grams and is 4 3/4" in length. Stamped on the back is PAT 1897, lion, anchor, G and Sterling with the "ling" worn on sterling.