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Punch Strainer

1991.519 (RS25725)

Description

Wooden punch bowl strainer fashioned from a single piece of fruitwood. It has a round bowl with pierced-carved holes at the center. It is balanced with two flat, shaped handles/rests at either side. It is very lightweight.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
fruitwood
piercing
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
cookware
Fruitwood
fruitwood
Georgian
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
Pierced
piercing
punch strainers
STRAINER
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 x 3 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.519
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2493

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