Title 19TH C. HAND FORGED WROUGHT IRON BRASS SKIMMER.
Publisher 19th C.
Seller ID 95-0363
5 d. shallow brass bowl with hand punched concentric perforations (scribe marks are stillpartially visible on the interior of the bowl). 5/8 w. flat wrought iron handle very slightly rounded on top with bent-back hanging hook finial. The lower section of the handle is bent downward and then wraps around the underside of the bowl to its center. 3 rivets secure the handle to the bowl. 17 l. This is a Pennsylvania piece of at most the 19th C. and could be older since handforged farm items in Pennsylvania were made in traditional designs & by traditional methods well into the 19th C.