1961.0558 Wood and Silver Ladle
  • 1961.0558 Wood and Silver Ladle
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Ladle

  • Category:

    Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

  • Place of Origin:

    West Indies, North America

  • Date:

    1740-1780

  • Materials:

    Coconut shell; Silver; Wood

  • Techniques:

    Turned, Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.0558


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Object Number

1961.0558

Object Name

Ladle

Category

Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

West Indies, North America

Origin Notes

As per previous cataloguer: Probable origin is the West Indies.

Date

1740-1780

Materials

Coconut shell; Silver; Wood

Techniques

Turned, Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

2.52 (H) , 12.126 (L) , 2.205 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

6.4 (H) , 30.8 (L) , 5.6 (W)

Measurement Notes

The ladle was too large to weigh.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
An illustrated glossary of spoon terms, pp. 467-488