Shaker brass kitchen skimmer with iron handle, circa 1825 to 1850, from the Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Measures 25.5 inches long and 7 inches across the skimmer. Note the hand hammered rivets that join the skimmer to the handle. Excellent original condition. Please see Shaker Design: The Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art New York, May 29 - August 31, 1986, by June Sprigg, page 34. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Item 7478: $575
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