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Early American Coin Silver Medallion Ladle, 1845-63

cs-1-1 Early American Coin Silver medallion ladle, 1845-1863.

Early American coin silver medallion ladle by Wood & Hughes of NYC, NY, ca. 1845-1863.  It was retailed by J. Lange & Bros. of NYC.  Extensive beading around the medallion and down the handle.  Hand work tooling is also present on the front.  The reverse has a large L engraved in the Old English style and 1859 OCTOBER 3RD 1884 in a block style.  The gold washed shell bowl is 4.0" wide, 3.5" front to handle and weighs 6.27 troy ounces.  The ladle is 13" in length.  Light wear from little usage and the condition is very good.  cs-1-1