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Ladle

Maker:
Probably William Hollingshead (ca. 1723–1808)
Date:
1755–75
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
14 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (37.5 x 9.8 cm); 6 oz. 7 dwt. (197.6 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.248
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked twice on back of handle in script: WH (in shaped surround)
Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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