Ladle

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
Object Name
ladle
date made
1790 - 1800
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
place made
United States: Pennsylvania
ID Number
1978.0939.012
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.012
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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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