Albert Coles & Company (1836–1880). <em>Sugar Ladle/Sifter</em>, ca. 1865. Silver, 1 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (4.1 x 26.7 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. John H. Livingston, 1996.37.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.37.19.jpg)

Sugar Ladle/Sifter

Artist:Albert Coles & Company

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1865

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (4.1 x 26.7 x 5.4 cm)


Accession Number: 1996.37.19

Image: 1996.37.19.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver sugar ladle / sifter with gilded bowl. Deep, rounded, slightly oblong bowl divided into four generally heart-shaped sections such that edge has a contour of curves and darts. Spoon slotted with holes that form flowers. Narrow, twisting stem curves upward from bowl then flattens out into a tear-drop-shaped handle; handle is incised with geometric border and leaves.

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