Old English type ladle with offset horizontal oval bowl and rounded downturned handle with midrib on back and a foliate script "C" engraved on front; no shoulders. Swage-formed pointed drop on back of bowl. Struck on back of handle with maker's mark "D•L" in raised serif letters in an oval above five hallmarks, a crowned leopard's head in round-bottom shield, sovereign's head facing right in profile in oval, lion passant in shield, Newcastle city mark of three towers in round-bottom shield, and Newcastle date letter "R" in raised serif in a square.

Maker is Dorothy Langlands (died 1845) of Newcastle, England; she was the wife of John Langlands II (active, circa 1795-1804) and continued his business in her name when he died until she retired in 1814.

Date Made: 1807

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, Newcastle

Made By: Women


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Food, Domestic Furnishings


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Credit Line: Gift of John H. Crea

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.66.0555Catalog Number: 66.0555Accession Number: 265238

Object Name: ladleflatware, set, part of

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/2 in x 13 1/8 in x 4 in; 6.35 cm x 33.3375 cm x 10.16 cm


Record Id: nmah_301149

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