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Ladle

Ladle

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Description
Fiddle ladle with horizontal oval bowl and rounded downturned handle with midrib on back, "A. Taylor." engraved in script on front, and pointed shoulders at bottom end. Swage-formed long drop on back of bowl. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ladle
date made
1820-1830
place made
United States: United States, Eastern
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in x 13 3/8 in x 4 in; 4.7625 cm x 33.9725 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
DL.59.2278
catalog number
59.2278
accession number
113420
Credit Line
Gift of The Misses Long
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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