Ladle marked “F & G” for Thomas
Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner of Philadelphia, PA who worked together from 1808
to 1811 in Boston and 1812 to 1825 in Philadelphia. See Silversmiths to the
Nation by Fennimore and Wagner 2007. Length 10-1/2 inches. Weight 3.4 oz =
3.0990t oz. Inscription “PLH.” Scratches
and wear appropriate to age.