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Gorham Sterling Silver BUTTERCUP Oyster Ladle

Gorham Sterling Silver BUTTERCUP Oyster Ladle

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1910: Item # 326686
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Extremely rare sterling silver oyster ladle in the 1900 "Buttercup" pattern by Gorham. Oyster ladles are very difficult to find because they were only included with the most complete services. They were used to serve oyster stews. Today, they could also be used for soups or even for punch. The back of the handle is marked with Gorham's old hallmark and also with the patent date, indicating that this is an early example.

Origin: America, ca 1900. Condition: nearly mint, no monogram, no dings, sharp detail. Size: 10-3/4" long. Weight: 165.25 grams.