OFFERED BY
39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 United States 860.567.9693
Email Dealer

Showrooms

$ 5,700

RARE MAPLE SUGARING LADLE

Period 18th Century
Dimensions
W. 38.5 in; D. 5 in; Diam. 12 in;
W. 97.79 cm; D. 12.7 cm; Diam. 30.48 cm;
Creation Date 1790 - 1810
Description Eastern woodlands, Native American, ca. 1790-1810
Burl ash wood
Condition: Over-all in great condition, early riveted piece of tine on the shaft of the handle, used as a reinforcement not a repair. Retains thin coat of finish, wonderful old mellow color.
Provenance: Private collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The ladle is hand carved from a single piece of ash wood and has a slightly bowed handle with a circular bowl for ladling. The Indians used sugaring as their primary source for sugar and was considered an ancient craft.
For a similar example see: “North American Burl Treen” by Steven Powers, Pl. 9/30 a/b, pg. 181.

Dimensions: 38 1/2" l., 12" dia. (bowl), 5" d.
Styles / Movements Folk Art
Dealer Reference Number FA_TREEN 366
Incollect Reference Number 367051
Sign In To View Price close

You must Sign In to your account to view the price. If you don’t have an account, please Create an Account below.

Loading...
Loading... Loading...
  • This website uses cookies to track how visitors use our website to provide a better user experience. By continuing to browse this website, you are agreeing to our cookie policy
    Ok
Join InCollect close

Join to view prices, save favorites, share collections and connect with others.

Forgot Password?
  • Be the first to see new listings and weekly events
    Invalid Email. Please try again.
    Enter