Small, closed-top, grocer's scoop with a tapered, closed-socket handle on an angled, conical base. Cylindrical body with plain-edged, curved opening is made from one piece with folded seam at top center; flat back has a folded edge. Soft-soldered handle and base have lapped seams; domed end cap. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
after 1850
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 2 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 18.415 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
United States
place used
United States: California
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Commercial Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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