Ladle

Ladle

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ladle
flatware, set, part of
date made
1807
place made
United Kingdom: England, Newcastle
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
ID Number
DL.66.0555
catalog number
66.0555
accession number
265238
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
subject
Women
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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