English Sterling Silver Ladle with Inset King George 1st. Six Pence Dated 1725
An Antique English Sterling Silver Ladle w/Inset King George 1st. Six Pence Dated 1725, circa. 18th century. Handle made of twisted whale baleen and capped in sterling silver. Engraved owner's initials; 'S T'. Hallmark/Maker's mark; 'I L I R'. 15.25" overall. This is the type used on board ship to serve officer's rum out of the rum barrels/casks.