Ladle, Bullet; 19th Century; 1964/316/4.1
Ladle, BulletAbout this object
Ladle used for melting lead for making bullets.
History/Notes: typical of the models used when casting own shot.
Colour: rusting, slight reddish tinge on exterior of bowl.
Yellowish fibrous type tinge on interior of bowl.
Form: long, narrow, flat handle with loop bent at tip; handle riveted to scoop. Ladle bowl shaped into long pouring spout.
19th CenturyMedium and Materials
648 x 130 x 95mm
Handle: 410mm x 20mm
Bowl dia: 130mm x dpth 57mm x lth 245mm
Waikato Historical Society CollectionCredit Line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga o Waikato,
Hamilton, New Zealand
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