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Ladle

Maker:
Benjamin Halsted (1734–1817)
Maker:
Myer Myers (1723–1795)
Date:
ca. 1765
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver, whalebone(?), thread
Dimensions:
Overall: L. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); 1 oz. 4 dwt. (37.4 g) Bowl: 3 3/16 x 2 in. (8.1 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William Newton Parker, 1927
Accession Number:
27.28
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on underside of bowl in script: The Gift of Frederick / De Peyster Esq[superscript "r" over "]

Marking: marked on back of handle: H&M (in rectangle) ; N-York (script in shaped surround)
Mrs. William Newton Parker, New Haven, Connecticut, until 1927
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