22 May 2008
AN AMERICAN SILVER SOUP LADLE
MARK OF JOSEPH SHOEMAKER, PHILADELPHIA, 1793-1839
Old English pattern, the stem engraved with a script monogram RM, marked on reverse
13 in. (33 cm.) long; 5 oz. 10 dwt. (185 gr.)
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