This stunning soup ladle was manufactured by J.E. Caldwell circa 1870. The handle is hammered and overlayed at the end with intricate engraved and bright-cut flowers and leaves. The bowl is fluted and scalloped. The ladle is approximately 11" long. The bowl is approximately 3 1/2" x 3 1/2". It is in excellent condition with no dings, dents, or repairs. It has never been monogrammed. It is marked Sterling and J.E. Caldwell on the reverse as shown. This is a fine quality, statement piece by one of Philadelphia's premier 19th century silversmiths. We are offering free shipping for this item. We have been in business for 30 years. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Please email us if you have any questions.