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Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
  Stock #BM810

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Bailey & Co. Medallion Sterling Silver Soup Ladle
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Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00


Sterling silver soup ladle in medallion pattern. Made by Bailey & Co. (predecessor to Baily, Banks & Biddle) in Philadelphia, ca 1870. Curved handle terminating in oval medallion applied with centurion’s head on engraved linear ground. A great piece by a regional maker in the fashionable classical motif. The stylized flower and leaf mounts are forward-looking touches. Ovoid bowl is gilt.

Hallmarked Bailey & Co. (1846-78). Very good condition with rich patina.

Length: 13 in. Weight: 5.4 troy ounces. BM810