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Ladle (one of a pair)

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The ladle has a cast ribbed handle, scrolled downturned tip, and a broad chased and scalloped bowl. The drop is short and square, with an upturned tip.

Inscription

None

Marks

On back of handle is stamped "LYNG" within a serrated rectangle, and "N-YORK" within a rectangle

Provenance

Purchased by Mark Bortman (1896 – 1967); by descent to his daughter, who made them a gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Bortman Larus

1761–75

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1985.941

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware