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Ladle

Object Number: 
1937.376
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 )
Marks: 
struck: on reverse of handle; "PALETHORP'S" in rectangular reserve
Description: 
Pewter ladle with circular bowl with beaded rim and curved fiddle back handle.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group