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The Silver Plated Ladle Story
The Sauce Ladle was given to me by my mum’s friend Pamela.
It had belonged to Pamela's parents, Mr John Alfred Crab & Mrs Nelly May Crab, as it had been given to them as a wedding present.
I have been researching the origins of the source ladle and information about the names of parts of a sauce ladle.
I have found out that;
1. The bottom part of ladle is called a bowl.
2. The top part is called a handle.
3. The middle part is called a stem.
4. The next part is called a shoulder.
5. The next part is called a drop.
My ladle is a Sheffield silver plated sauce ladle, in highly collectable old English pattern by William Hutton & Sons.
It is estimated to have been made between “1900 to 1910”.