Vintage handmade sterling silver spoon or ladle designed and marked (1950's)by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling(1900-67). Measures 4 3/8"L X 1 1/2"W. 34grams, 1.2oz. Beautifully photographed on p.97 of SPRATLING SILVER by Cederwall/Riney. Author Phyllis Goddard writes on her site spratlingsilver.com "this spoon represents a combination of Spratling's favorite design motifs...wrapped silver wire, intertwined and incised loops and silver ball." Spratling described it as a sugar spoon.