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Strainer, part of ten-piece punch service

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The sieve, or strainer, fits closely inside the punch bowl (1984.460) and is pierced in a dense geometric design at the bottom. Two small round ring handles are attached to the inner walls.

Inscription

None.

Marks

Unmarked.

Provenance

Col. Charles Roome (1812 – 1890) to his son; to his daughter Elizabeth Roome Luquer, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Roome Luquer in memory of her grandfather, General Charles Roome

about 1864

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 26.3 cm, 0.54 kg (3 9/16 x 10 3/8 in., 1.19 lb.)

Accession Number

1984.461

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware