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Ladle

Ladle

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ladle
date made
1800 - 1830
place made
United States: Connecticut
United States: New York
Physical Description
copper (bowl; handle; rivets material)
Measurements
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
1978.0939.011
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.011
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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