Punch Strainer

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1760-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2493

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

Descriptive Terms

punch strainers
cookware
carving (processes)
fruitwood
piercing
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
Fruitwood
Pierced
Carved
Turned
Georgian
STRAINER

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

7 x 3 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.519