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Tea Strainer

1971.1423 (RS80683)

Description

Bail handle with double pronged hook. Strainer is a scalloped octagonal form with a deep dished body. Molded rim with shells at each point. Ribbed sides and stick figure piercings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
plate (material)
shell (animal material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
cookware
plate (material)
Shell
shell (animal material)
Silver
silver (metal)
STRAINER
tea strainers
Dimensions
2.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1423
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12071

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