A Large Early 20th Century Silver Plated Soup Ladle
During the Victorian and Edwardian era, dinner parties were a fashionable pastime, ladies in society would compete with each other for the best dressed table, this brought about an increase in the manufacture of items to be used at the table. One of these things would be silver and silver plated cutlery to serve the food. All manner of tools were used, from asparagus tongs to ornate serving forks and spoons, of every size and shape.
This is a large silver plated soup ladle with a beaded edge decoration, this type of ladle would be used in an upper to high income household.
The condition is very good with no wear to the silver plate.
Dimensions: 30cm long