Strainer

Description
Raised shallow circular bowl with bulging sides, rounded bottom, and everted rim with applied plain molding, under which portions of two handles are attached at opposite sides. Bottom of bowl is pierced with small holes arranged into nine concentric circles around one at center. Underside of one handle is struck "C•S" in raised serif letters in a rectangle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
strainer
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.1 cm x 9.1 cm; 4 3/8 in x 3 9/16 in
overall: 1 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 11.1125 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
China
place used
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
DL*68.0453
catalog number
68.0453
accession number
274913
subject
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
Bequest of August Mencken
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