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wine funnel
  • Hester Bateman
    1708–1794
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • wine funnel, circa 1789
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 7/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0160.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Silver funnel. If standing spout-up: There is a domed base with a slightly domed cylinder on top from which extends a spout. The spout is curved at the tip and has a circular opening. Inside the domed base (or bowl, if the whole object is turned spout-down), is a circular arrangement of small holes.