- Ladle made as a single piece, with shallow circular bowl and straight, downturned handle, rectangular in section, ending in a circular hanger. Front of handle struck near bowl with circular mark containing "WK" in raised roman letters between a crosslet above and below.
- Maker is possibly William Kirby (c. 1738-after 1810/1811) of New York, NY. Kirby was a pewterer; attribution of this ladle and other brass utensils to him is based on the similarity of their marks to the mark Kirby used on pewter.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1760 - 1794
- place made
- United States: New York, New York City
- Physical Description
- brass (overall material)
- overall: 1 in x 17 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 45.085 cm x 9.525 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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