Fantastic vintage English hallmarked sterling silver 12" wine or punch ladle with elegant turned ebony handle and engraved dedication! The base of the scalloped or lobe shaped sterling bowl is engraved with a dedication that reads "Nancy with love and thanks From the Girls". The hallmarks appear to date to the mid-1900s Birmingham but I haven't had time to find the exact year :). Don't you just love that handle, too? Long, sleek, fabulous with the carved or turned spiraled portion and free of any breaks or defects! A stunning piece, something that you'll be looking for reasons to get out and use :). Punch anyone?
Very good-excellent condition. Possibly a tiny dimple or two to the sterling bowl but none that I've noticed. No breaks or repairs to note, handle included. See pictures for measurements.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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