Ladle with raised circular bowl attached with two rivets to a slender, cylindrical, downturned handle flattened into a reverse-tapered end with circular hanger; both rivets hammered flat on front and back. Back of handle struck "PITKIN" in raised roman letters in a rectangle.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1790 - 1805
Physical Description
brass (bowl; handle material)
copper (rivets material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 13 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 34.6075 cm x 12.065 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut
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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