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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker, possibly by: George Ravenscroft, British, 1632–1683

Ladle

1675–1700

Blown colorless lead glass

9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Bequest of Doris M. Brixey, by exchange
2000.70.4
Culture: 
British
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in The Savoy and Henley-on-Thames, England
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

According to Arlene Palmer Schwind, they obtained this ladle from a dealer who had bought it from an old family in Pemaquid, Maine. Although Arlene requested the family name, the dealer would not disclose it.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2000,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2001): 151.

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