The Imperial Chrysanthemum Pattern was introduced by Gorham in 1894 and is obsolete. This is the largest ladle in the pattern. It measures 12 3/4" and over 15" measured from the from the edge of the generous bowl to the top of the handle following the curve of the handle. It is in Wonderful Nearly Mint Condition and has Chrysanthemum floral flowers design with great detail. It will definitely delight a collector or a person who has this pattern. It has a very fancy letter "W" is engraved with artistic skill at the top of the handle.