A French Baroque style .800 Standard silver sauce ladle with a vermeil (gold plate over silver) bowl. Overall 6-3/4in. long, bowl 2-7/8in. long and 1-5/8in. wide. Marked with Minerva profile on underside of handle. We have not been able to read the maker's mark on the other side. Overall condition very good with a little roughness at the edge of the back of the bowl. C. 1860-70.