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S/5144 Antique Treen 19th Century Pine and Ash Cheese Strainer

An interesting pine cheese strainer having an end spout for catching the whey, standing on four ash legs. Whey is the watery part of the milk and that remains liquid when the rest forms curds. The whole has a natural colour, grain and patination.

Ex Deeley Collection and illustrated in A History of Cooking Through the Ages by Robert Deeley and Philip Drury on page 224.

Sold 28 in. (72 cm.) Wide
15 in. (38 cm,) Deep
14 in. (37 cm.) High
English Circa 1840