Skimmer

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
skimmer
date made
1760 - 1800
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
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
DL*282245
catalog number
282245
accession number
56521
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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