Description

    A Rare Christopher Dresser Designed Sterling Silver and Ebony Soup Ladle, Heath & Middleton for Hukin & Heath, London, England, circa 1894
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), T, JTH-JHM
    9-1/2 inches long (24.1 cm)
    2.6 ounces (gross)

    PROVENANCE:
    Historical Design, New York;
    Present owner, acquired from above.


    The ladle with angular handle leading to round bowl, designed by Christopher Dresser, was produced almost exclusively in silver-plate by Hukin and Heath.



    Condition Report*:

    Excellent condition with surface scratching commensurate with age, polishing, and use.  

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    18th Tuesday
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