Skimmer

Skimmer
Title
Skimmer
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Copper, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 26 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 66.7 x 26.4 cm )
Description 
Sheet copper skimmer with pan perforated with heart, star, circle, and flame shapes; underside decorated with stamped and cut abstract and floral designs; attached with three copper rivets to wrought iron handle with hook terminus.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1360
Gallery Label 
According to comments made by Donald Fennimore in fall 1997, this object was made from a warming pan lid made in England and adapted in the United States to make a skimmer.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group