Skimmer

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Title:
Skimmer
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 6 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 58.4 x 16.8 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Brass skimmer with radiating punctuated holes, riveted to a wrought iron handle with loop at end.
Date End: 
1 800
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1749
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
1750
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group