Kentucky coin silver soup or punch ladle with round bowl and fiddle handle marked A. Blanchard in rectangle for Asa Blanchard, working Lexington, KY 1808-1838. Monogrammed "SGJ". 13 1/2" L. 7.090 oz troy (Ref. Marquis Boultinghouse, Silversmiths of Kentucky, 1785-1900, pp. 69-77, mark illustrated p. 299, fig. 29D.)
The Collection of Michael and Peggy Mahoney, by descent from the historic homes of Clarkland Farm at Bryan's Station and Cherrycote, Lexington, Kentucky.
Overall good condition with light surface wear. The bowl with three shallow dents, pitting noted to one side.