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18Th Century Cast Brass Skimmer

Stock No

5009

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2015
  • £295.00
  • €349 Euro
  • $373 US Dollar

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Item Description

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 has been cast with the unusual feature of a hook to hang by rather than the more usual hole. Made similar throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, this example thought to date to around 1750.

20.75 in x 5.75 in dia

 

 

 

Item Info

Seller

WALPOLES

Seller Location

London, London

Period

18th Century & Earlier

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

London, London

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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