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Wine Strainer
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Wine Strainer


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Description This strainer for wine has a deep, pointed bowl perforated with tiny holes. It has two vertical handles (made separately), each shaped to fit the grip of the thumb and forefinger, an arrangement usually found on drinking cups.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/1949Treatmentcleaned
6/19/1964Treatmentrepaired; cleaned
1/01/2001Treatmentcleaned
5/10/2011Treatmentcleaned; coated
Exhibitions
  • Silver for the Gods: Eight Hundred Years of Greek and Roman Silver. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. 1977-1978.
Provenance [Found near lake Trasimene, Northern Italy]; Arnold Ruesch, Zurich, prior to 1929 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Ruesch Collection Sale, Lucerne, 1936 [mode of acquisition unknown]; William Randolph Hearst, San Simeon, 1936, by purchase; Joseph Brummer, New York, 1941, by purchase; Brummer Collection Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 1949; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Period
mid 1st century BC (Late Republican)
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1814
Measurements
H: 1 3/4 × W: 5 9/16 × D: 3 1/8 in. (4.5 × 14.2 × 8 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Lake Trasimeno (Place of Discovery)

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