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Pastry jigger

Pastry jigger

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)
    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Signor G. Baslini

  • Museum number:

    105-1884

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114a, case 1, shelf 2

Physical description

Wrought iron pastry cutter in the form of a twisted snake holding a fan-shaped spade in its mouth, inscribed 'ALLERIA'.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

17th century (made)
17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm, Width: 4 cm, Depth: .7 cm

Descriptive line

Pasty cutter in the form of a twisted snake holding a fan-shaped spade in its mouth, inscribed 'ALLERIA', wrought iron, made in Italy, 17th century

Labels and date

PASTRY CUTTER, wrought iron, Italy; 17th century

In the form of a twisted snake holding a fan-shaped spade in its mouth inscribed ALLERINA .

Museum No. 105-1884 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Inscribing

Subjects depicted

Snakes

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork; Eating

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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