This is a Sterling Silver Corinthian pattern and was introduced in 1870 by Gorham. This gravy ladle measure 8 & 3/4" measured following the curve of the handle. Other than a few scratches in the Gold Wash Bowl, ( the Gold is intact ! ) it is in fantastic condition. It has a beautiful engraved monogram "M.H.N." This is a rare piece that is in exceptional condition.