This is a very heavy, beautiful,
19th century top quality irish ladle in the kings pattern, and
marked with various marks ensuring purity of silver,
country of origin, date, paid duties, and maker.
Queen's Head Duty Mark
Hibernia Dublin Assay Office Mark
Crowned Harp Purity Mark
"h" 1853 Date Mark
"J.S." John Smyth Maker Mark
Bowl Width: 4 1/4"
Weight: 334 grams
Minor dent on inside edge of bowl.
Surface scuffs and light scratches throughout
from its years of use.
See photos for actual condition.
[Dent can be seen looking from bowl on the right side edge.]