SMP Logo
SM Publications
Silver Salon Forums - The premier site for discussing Silver.
SMP | Silver Salon Forums | SSF - Guidelines | SSF - FAQ | Silver Sales

The Silver Salon Forums
Since 1993
Over 11,793 threads & 64,769 posts !!
American Sterling Silver Forum
How to Post Photos REGISTER (click here)

customtitle open  SMP Silver Salon Forums
tlineopen  American Sterling Silver
tline3open  What is this object?

Post New Topic  Post A Reply
profile | register | preferences | faq | search

ForumFriend SSFFriend: Email This Page to Someone! next newest topic | next oldest topic
Author Topic:   What is this object?
jamielee1usa

Posts: 11
Registered: Nov 2004

iconnumber posted 12-30-2004 02:30 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jamielee1usa     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does anyone have an idea what this object is? It bears the maker's mark for Simons Bros. of Philadelphia and is numbered 2041. Perhaps a tea strainer or other tea implement of some sort?

Any help is greatly appreciated.

IP: Logged

FredZ

Posts: 1069
Registered: Jun 99

iconnumber posted 12-30-2004 05:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for FredZ     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I think the term used is Sugar Sifter. The scoop allows you to scoop the sugar and the holes allow you to sprinkle it onto the desert.

I have never used one and may be all wet!

Fred

IP: Logged

ahwt

Posts: 2173
Registered: Mar 2003

iconnumber posted 12-30-2004 05:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ahwt     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have always thought it is a nutmeg sifter.

IP: Logged

Scott Martin
Forum Master

Posts: 11377
Registered: Apr 93

iconnumber posted 12-30-2004 10:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Scott Martin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
What size is it?
I think it is smaller than it looks in the photo and it is a spoon that was used with a salt cellar to serve salt. Scoop first and the rotate to shake some out.

We have several and they work really well.

IP: Logged

All times are ET

next newest topic | next oldest topic

Administrative Options: Close Topic | Archive/Move | Delete Topic
Post New Topic  Post A Reply
Hop to:


Ultimate Bulletin Board 5.46a


1. Public Silver Forums (open Free membership) - anyone with a valid e-mail address may register. Once you have received your Silver Salon Forum password, and then if you abide by the Silver Salon Forum Guidelines, you may start a thread or post a reply in the New Members' Forum. New Members who show a continued willingness to participate, to completely read and abide by the Guidelines will be allowed to post to the Member Public Forums.
Click here to Register for a Free password

2. Private Silver Salon Forums (invitational or $ donation membership) - The Private Silver Salon Forums require registration and special authorization to view, search, start a thread or to post a reply. Special authorization can be obtained in one of several ways: by Invitation; Annual $ Donation; or via Special Limited Membership. For more details click here (under development).

3. Administrative/Special Private Forums (special membership required) - These forums are reserved for special subjects or administrative discussion. These forums are not open to the public and require special authorization to view or post.


| Home | Order | The Guide to Evaluating Gold & Silver Objects | The Book of Silver
| Update BOS Registration | Silver Library | For Sale | Our Wants List | Silver Dealers | Speakers Bureau |
| Silversmiths | How to set a table | Shows | SMP | Silver News |
copyright © 1993 - 2020 SM Publications
All Rights Reserved.
Legal & Privacy Notices