Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). <em>Ladle, from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils</em>, ca. 1935. Stainless steel and Lucite, 1 1/2 x 13 x 3 1/2 in. (3.8 x 33 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.28. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.28.jpg)

Ladle, from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils

Artist:Russel Wright

Medium: Stainless steel and Lucite

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Dates:ca. 1935

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 13 x 3 1/2 in. (3.8 x 33 x 8.9 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8D

Accession Number: 1999.108.28

Image: CUR.1999.108.28.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Serving spoon/ladle, stainless steel and Lucite, The stainless steel, shallow bowl is circular in shape. The applied, cylindrical handle is attached to the base through an insertion into a slit on the handle. The lower 1/4 of the handle is stainless steel that curves up and then levels out. The upper 3/4 of the handle is a clear plastic that is smaller in diameter than the metal section. The plastic section is inserted into the stainless steel handle. It is possible that this item, along with 208.26a, c-e, are examples of the Englishtown Cutlery line. (See Hennessey, p.92) Condition: Excellent condition. Overall minor abrasions due to use. Catalogued by Judith Pineiro 2-22-2000 Entered by Kendra Weisbin 2-10-2005

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