Dutch 833 standard punch ladle in a Renaissance revival style date marked for 1894, maker′s mark R under a hammer in a square.
The ornate rope twist handle has two classically styles female head medallions, one on the end of the handle shank and the other at the center top of the cast handle, surrounded by ornate floral, shell and scroll decorations.
The back of the handle has an ornate, period script monogram: AGH.
The single side spouted oval bowl is chased with ornate scroll, floral and foliate decorations.
Weighing 82 grams or 2.6 ozs. Troy, this wonderfully ornate ladle is 10 3/4" long, with a bowl 2 7/8" - 2 1/8".
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.