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Georgian Silver Toddy Ladle with Twisted Baleen Handle c1820 (Code 2402)

  • £6500


An early 19th century toddy ladle with a long baleen handle having a tight twist at the top and a matching wrythen formed silver end cap.  The handle is drilled right next to the cap so it could be hung by a cord.  The bowl has a pie crust rim and relatively flat base.  The silver shaft is inititalled I*N or (N*I) depending on which way it is viewed.  There are hallmarks to the inside of the bowl, although they are too rubbed to read.  The style suggests a likely date at the end of the George III period / start of George IV period.



Normal age related wear, light abrasions and minor denting.  Hallmarks rubbed.  Hairline fracture in handle where it has been drilled, appears stable.

Measurements (Approx)

Width: 6 cm ( 2 3/8 inch ) across bowl

Length: 34  cm ( 13 3/8  inch )

Weight: 30 grams (before packing)

Stock Code:  2402 DC20-1



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