American coin silver mustard ladle in a Sheaf of Wheat pattern by Benjamin and Samuel Demilt of New York City. c.1825.
This scarce and desirable ladle has excellent pattern detail and is 5 1/8" long, weighing 14 grams.
The front of the handle has an ornate, period script monogram: JGR. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.