Made as a single piece, with one quarter of the circular bowl perforated with small holes arranged into a fan of four irregular concentric arcs; straight flat handle, rectangular in section, ends in a large slotted oval and circular tip. Effaced, pointed-bottom shield struck inside bowl near handle. No other marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1760 - 1800
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
overall: 1 in x 17 3/4 in x 4 in; 2.54 cm x 45.085 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
ID Number
catalog number
accession 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 Robert C. Nightingale
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