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Object Name Ladle, Hot Metal
Catalog Number 1993.8.177
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) wrought iron
Dimensions H-15 W-3.5 D-2.25 inches
Description This is a thin sheet metal ladle with a narrow pointed pouring spout on the left. The bowl is riveted to a long thin wrought iron handle with a curled hanging hook. traces of metal in bowl; bottom of bowl blackened
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Wrought-iron work
Lead industry
Lead mining
Metal work
Metallurgical industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS