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Object ID # 2012.030.015
Object Name Ladle, Hot Metal
Title Babbitting Ladle
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Large metal ladle. There are two pouring lips, one at the top of the ladle's bowl, and one at the side.
Provenance Unknown.

Last belonged to Elmer Allen, who owned and operated a garage in Markdale, Grey County. After his death, it was in the care of his widow and of Stanley Baker. The latter served as Warden of Grey County, and was involved in preserving Markdale history.
Collection Blacksmith/Farrier Tools & Equipment Collection
Material Metal
Found Markdale, Municipality of Grey Highlands, Grey County
Subjects Metalworking
Function Used in metal babbetting (bearings for windmills, wagons or cars) or for pouring lead collars around plumbing pipes.