Lot 1388
A Grouping of Georgian Silver Toddy Ladles
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The longest two with twisted baleen handle and silver handle tip, both appear unmarked (acid tested silver), one with oval bowl and 1787 George III shilling mounted to center (14 1/2 in.), the other with round bowl and beaded rim border, period monogram to stem underside (14 3/4 in.); the third with turned wood handle, shaped drop above a round pierced floral form bowl, appears unmarked (acid tested silver), no monogram (13 1/4 in.). Also included is a smaller toddy ladle, with round silverplate bowl, with twist baleen handle, appears unmarked, no monogram (8 in.).

From the Collection of the late Zirkle James Estes, Jr., Charlottesville, Virginia

Some scattered scratches; rim of shilling ladle with some scattered nicks; handles with wear, some loss to smallest ladle handle.