Ladle made as a single piece, with shallow circular bowl and straight, downturned handle, rectangular in section, ending in a horizontal oval hanger with small pierced hole. Front of handle struck near bowl with circular mark containing "WR" in raised roman letters between three pellets above and below.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1750 - 1800
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
overall: 1 in x 16 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 41.275 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
United States: Northeastern United States
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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