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An English cast brass skimmer with which "cooks take away all the filth and scume from off a boiling pott the liquor runing throw the holes, and the dreggs remaineing on the scummer". This example with a good maker's mark, conjoined 'WD'. Made similar throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, this example thought to date to around 1750.
For a very similar example see Roderick Butler's 'A Study Collection of Marked Domestic Brass and Other Base Metalware c.1600-c.1900. Marwood House, Honiton September 2001. No. 196.
  • Period:
    • Price: £380.00
    • €445 Euro
    • $524 US Dollar
  • Location: London
    • Dimensions: H: 23cm (9.06in)
    • W: 7.5cm (2.95in)
    • D: 0cm (0.00in)