Title 19TH C. PENNSYLVANIA HAND FORGED WROUGHT IRON TASTING LADLE.
Publisher 19th C.
Seller ID 90-0889
2 1/2 d. bowl with 12 l. handle. Lower 1 section of the handle flattened & slightly heart-shaped; 3 l. midsection is a 1/4 d. rod that flattens into the 8 l. upper section, the upper 4 of which are slightly champered and ending with a fold-back, well-shaped rattail finial. 14 l. overall. This is a Pennsylvania piece of at most the 19th C. and could be older since handforged farm items in Pennsylvania were made in traditional designs & by traditional methods well into the 19th C.