Punch Ladle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1705-1750

GUSN

GUSN-2550

Description

Carved from horn with long, swelled handle with a whistle on the end and finger grip; elegant circular pouring cup carved on back with Queen Anne/early Georgian style shell motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

punch ladles
carving (processes)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
shell (animal material)
Horn
Carved
Queen Anne
Shell
Ladle, Punch

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.678