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Ladle

Maker:
Joseph Richardson Jr. (1752–1831)
Maker:
Nathaniel Richardson (1754–1827)
Date:
1777–90
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/2 x 13 3/16 in. (6.4 x 33.5 cm); 4 oz. 14 dwt. (145.6 g) Bowl: W. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.253
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on back of handle: I (shaded with cross bar) / O[pellet]S
lightly scratched on back of handle at juncture with bowl: 33295 uE

Marking: marked three times on back of handle: I[pellet]NR(conjoined) (in rectangle)
Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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