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Ladle

Ladle
Title
Ladle
Date 
ca. 1850-1900
Medium 
Ivory, wood, coconut shells, copper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 34.3 x 12.1 cm )
Description 
Ladle with coconut shell bowl carved on exterior with flowering branches; curved wood (possibly mahogany) handle with shield-shaped ivory bracket and ivory bud finial and arched swing handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Rutherford Oakes Ainsle
Object Number 
1943.43
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group