Description

    A WHITING SQUARE TWIST PATTERN SILVER OYSTER LADLE WITH EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
    Whiting Manufacturing Company, New York, New York, circa 1900
    Marks: (W-griffin), STERLING, 5
    11 inches long (27.9 cm)
    4.46 troy ounces

    From The Lauren Stanley Silver Collection

    The ladle with scalloped edge to the bowl.

    Accompanying this lot is a limited edition boxed catalogue portfolio of the 1999 Lauren Stanley Gallery exhibition: American Soup Ladles 1800-1900. The black presentation box holds the scholarly catalogue written by D. Albert Soeffing which discusses the history of the form and its makers in great depth, as well as including 8 "x 10" photographs of the 38 ladles in the exhibition.


    Condition Report*:

    Expected surface wear commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
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