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Ladle, "Rapids above Hadley's Falls"

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Earthenware
DATES ca. 1835
DIMENSIONS Length: 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William C. Esty
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Earthenware ladle with black underglaze transfer-printed design. View in bowl of ladle: "Rapids above Hadley's Falls," left bank of Hudson in diagonal line from right through center to left in foreground; man on ledge with fishing pole; turbulent waters of the falls at right; steep cliffs at right, three boulders in falls and steep plateau crowned with trees in middle distance; mountains in background center. Source of view: painting by Thomas Cole. Condition: some discoloration, lab report on file.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION J & J Jackson. Ladle, "Rapids above Hadley's Falls," ca. 1835. Earthenware, Length: 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William C. Esty, 63.186.82c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 63.186.82_bw.jpg)
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