Antique 1835 Russian Silver Large Size Fiddle Thread Shell Serving Ladle
This piece is in excellent condition. There are no splits, no dents, no breaks, no monogram removals, and no repairs.
This piece is fully hallmarked with the Russian 84 zolotnik mark guaranteeing silver purity of 875/1000, the maker's mark for Johann Fridrik Okerbloom, the assay mark for master Mikhail Mikhailovich Karpinsky dated 1835, and the city mark for St. Petersburg.
The ladle is about 13 3/4 inches long.
This piece weighs 306 grams or 10.8 regular ounces.