Georgian silver wine funnel by William Skeen of London

Georgian silver wine funnel by William Skeen of London

Code: 12233

£495.00 Approx $603.66, €570.93
 

This is a nice antique silver wine funnel and strainer, dating to the mid-18th century. It bears a date of London 1765 and a maker's mark for the silversmith William Skeen. It has an elegant swan-necked body with an applied reeded border and a pull-out hand-pierced strainer with an applied reeded border. With period initials on the strainer. The condition is good, the muslin ring has a split and the tip of the spout is rubbed, otherwise commensurate with its 258 years!

OBJECT: Wine funnel strainer

CULTURE: Georgian

DATE: 1765 AD

MATERIAL: Silver 

SIZE: height 11.8cm x 7cm diameter of strainer

WEIGHT:  43.2 grams

PROVENANCE: From a private collection, in York. United Kingdom