Skimmer

Skimmer

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Description
Large, almost flat, skimmer perforated with small holes arranged into six, irregular, concentric circles; straight flat handle, rectangular in section, is pierced with a large hole at flared end. Made as one piece; centerpunch visible on front and back. Illegible scalloped circular mark struck on handle front near bowl.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
skimmer
date made
1750 - 1800
place made
United States: United States, Northeastern
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in x 7 in; 3.81 cm x 55.245 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
1978.0939.005
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.005
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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