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Cast Brass Skimmer

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  • £380.00
  • €438 Euro
  • $458 US Dollar

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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.


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Seller Location

London, London

Item Dimensions

H: 58cm W: 19cm


18th Century & Earlier

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

London, London

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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