Ladle

Object Number: 
1943.43
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group