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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 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




  • Period:
    • Price: £295.00
    • €351 Euro
    • $382 US Dollar
  • Location: London