A large, nineteenth century, French copper skimmer or fish slice. This type of utensil was used for skimming when making preserves and also for removing fish from a pan. This example is made from a very heavy gauge of copper, has a turned end to the handle which is shaped like a shepherd’s crook, and it dates from c.1880. It is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: Length 54.5cm. Width 11cm.
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