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Wine funnel with strainer

Wine funnel with strainer
Title
Wine funnel with strainer
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 3 3/8 in. ( 15.2 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Cast and spun silver plate wine funnel with strainer and spout; deep, gadrooned, bowl-shaped body with an applied, flared rim and applied, gadrooned border; flat, pierced bottom rendered in flower design; narrow, cone-shaped funnel applied to the base of the cup with wide, slightly domed curved and molded pedestal molded sides; spout curves at the bottom; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Object Number 
1937.184
Gallery Label 
This wine funnel descended throught the donor's family and is believed to have belonged to John Schermerhorn, John P. Schermerhorn (1808-1887), and Louise Schermerhorn (b. 1849).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group