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Toddy ladle

Object Number: 
1928.39
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Silver, horn, shell
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 30.2 x 6 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Toddy ladle with deep circular shell bowl decorated with a scalloped silver rim; twisted horn handle; oval plate applied to bowl at joint with conical handle socket; socket and handle mid-band decorated wtih incised lines.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Walter S. Pierson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group