- Ladle with circular bowl attached with three rivets to a slender, cylindrical handle flattened into an almost vertical, flared and pointed end with pierced hole; turning and chatter marks visible on front and back of bowl. Front of handle struck incuse above hanging hole "W.BARTON" in roman letters.
- Skimmer 1978.0939.006 and ladle 1978.0939.011 appear to be a pair. Both were possibly made by William Barton (1762-1849), who established foundries for making horse and sleigh bells in East Hampton, CT, in 1808, and in Cairo, NY, in 1826.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- 1800 - 1830
- place made
- United States: Connecticut
- United States: New York
- Physical Description
- copper (bowl; handle; rivets material)
- overall: 4 3/8 in x 15 in x 4 1/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 38.1 cm x 10.795 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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