A long, French copper, circular strainer. This piece is made from a very heavy gauge of copper and it dates from c.1880. It would have been used for skimming the scum which forms when making preserve. It has a turned end, which is shaped like a shepherds' crook, for hanging and it is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: Length 52cm. (20 1/2in) Diameter of strainer 13.3cm. (5 1/4in).
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