Antique silver plate ladle. 1890s Holmes and Edwards XIV Rialto pattern large punch ladle with side spouts. Inlaid silver process patented in Bridgeport, CT.
Large, ornate silver plated punch ladle. This pattern, Rialto, was initially used by Holmes and Edwards XIV in 1894, using their "Silver Inlaid" technique and advertised as "Guaranteed to last 25 years".
This larger sized, long, curved handled ladle, has spouts for pouring one each side. While intended for punch, it would work well for serving soup, too.
14 ¾” total length
4 7/8” width at ladle bowl
2 ¾” length of ladle bowl
1 ¾” depth of ladle bowl
1” width of handle at widest point
Weight: 6 oz
With a symbol and
“Holmes and Edwards XIV”
Although a heavy patina throughout, the condition is excellent, with likely some minor wear and scratching that is disguised by the current tarnish. The piece has intentionally been left unpolished as to leave that to the preference of the buyer.
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