This magnificent William IV sterling silver punch ladle has been hand forged in a rare and unusual design.
The handle of the punch/soup ladle has been realistically modelled in the form of a horse's head, emanating from an impressive scrolling enveloping leaf design.
The tapering stem is embellished with the contemporary engraved presentation inscription 'Presented to A. C. Renton by his father on his birth day, 3rd May 1833'.
The reverse of this impressive example of antique silverware features an exceptional honeysuckle style heel to the shell shaped bowl.
This exceptional 19th century example of Scottish silverware retains the original gilding.
This magnificent ladle is rare and the finest example of its type you could hope to acquire.
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Maker: James McKay