This ladle is cut in Mt. Washington’s Bristol Rose (Corinthian) pattern. This pattern is very difficult to find and always cut on great blanks with superior polishing. The ladle has a gorgeous sweeping shape to it and the ladle is marked, “1880 Pairpoint MFG. CO.”
The way in which Mt. Washington was able to adapt the pattern to this piece is impressive. Large hobstars cover the upper portion of the handle on this piece. A large bursting fan falls between each hobstar. Draped from each bursting fan is a panel of full fans and smaller hobstars. What’s most impressive about the ladle is how much glass they cut off – especially at the curve. Nearly half the blank is cut into! The handle also has a graceful air-bubble left inside.
The ladle is in great condition and only shows some minor roughness on the underside where it would have rested in a punchbowl. It measures The ladle measures 14 1/2″ long and 2 3/4″ tall.
Pattern: Bristol Rose/Corinthian
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