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punch ladle with wooden handle
  • Hester Bateman
    1708–1794
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • punch ladle with wooden handle, circa 1789
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Length/Width: 37.2 x 7.2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 5/8 x 2 13/16 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0161
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Bowl of ladle is decorated with a band of dots around the rim; the handle has silver at the tip, then a portion of wood carved in a twist, then a band of silver, then a plain wood portion, and then a silver portion that joins the handle to the bowl.