Raised, shallow, circular skimmer attached by two rivets to a downturned handle, square in section, flattened and faceted on front along its upper half and ending in a counterclockwise loop; both rivets flat on front and domed on back. Bowl is perforated with small holes arranged into four concentric circles around one hole at center. No marks. From a four-piece set of cooking utensils (skimmer, two ladles and hanging rack), 1986.3175.1A-D.
Maker is Kurt P. Strehl (1926-2008), Orpheus Coppersmith, of Agawam, MA.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Physical Description
copper (bowl; rivets material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
overall: 2 in x 15 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 39.37 cm x 12.3825 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Agawam
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kurt P. Strehl
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