Ladle

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Description
Ladle with large, shallow, raised circular bowl or pan attached with four rivets to a straight handle with square shoulders, faceted center section and reverse-tapered upper half ending in a back-bent, scrolled-tip hook; handle front inset with a rectangular piece of copper engraved "AL jun:" in flecked and lowercase roman script. Rivets are hammered flat on front and domed on back. Centerpunch inside bowl. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1790 - 1800
place made
United States: Pennsylvania
Physical Description
copper (bowl; rivets; panel material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 22 in x 7 3/8 in; 10.795 cm x 55.88 cm x 18.7325 cm
ID Number
1978.0939.012
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.012
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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