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Object Name: Sauce ladle
Date: ca. 1840
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 21 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Auburn
Description: silver sauce ladle with a downturned fiddle handle engraved, "Chedell" in script, flared shoulders and a deep circular bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: Gift of Joan R. Drummond and John Chedell Richardson, Jr.
Object Number: 1984.127
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "Chedell" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "CHEADELL" in a rectangle, "AUBURN" in a rectangle

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The donors are the great-great-granddaughter and grandson of the silversmith.