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Soup Ladle

Soup Ladle

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Description
"Bead" pattern ladle with horizontal oval bowl and upturned, pointed handle tipped by a five-lobed shell on front and back; beaded-scroll border on back continues onto bowl and ends with a second shell. Terminal front engraved "Ellen" in script. Back of handle struck incuse "WILMOT & RICHMOND" in serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ladle
date made
ca 1853 - 1856
owner; user
Bellamy, Ellen Washington
place made
United States: New York, New York City
place retailed
United States: Georgia, Savannah
place owned; place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 34.29 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
DL.60.1021
catalog number
60.1021
accession number
71656
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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