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Ladle, Serving

Description

Silver oyster ladle with oyster shell-shaped gilt bowl, grass and ivy motif handle, and turtle finial. Made by Dr. Adalbert J. Volck (1828-1912) for Katherine Dobbin Brown as a wedding present at her marriage to Frederic C. Thomas of New York on April 19, 1899.

Date

1899

Materials

Silver

Dimensions

13.5 H x 2.75 W inches

Resource ID

8089

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederic C. Thomas

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.