Ladle

Ladle
Title
Ladle
Date 
ca. 1830-1845
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 34.3 x 9.2 x 6 cm )
Description 
Pewter ladle with circular bowl with beaded rim and curved fiddle back handle.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.376
Marks 
struck: on reverse of handle; "PALETHORP'S" in rectangular reserve
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group