Antique Wrought Iron and Copper Primitive Ladle With Heart-Shaped Hanging Loop
Date: Unknown, but most likely mid to late 1800s (19th century).
Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Southeastern Pennsylvania
Size: The ladle measures ~7 1/2" long, while the bowl is ~3 1/4" in diameter at the top, and is ~1 1/8" deep. The piece weighs ~4.7 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nicely done iron and copper ladle with a very interesting hanging loop, which would be a great addition to any collection.
Condition: The ladle is in excellent good condition with no breaks, losses, or repairs. The piece has some scratches, minor dings, some rust signs on the iron handle and oxidation signs on the inside of the bowl. It is clean in general but the copper bowl could use a good cleaning job to bring its full beauty out. The piece is solid and beautiful and really looks great. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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