Deep Thai brass skimmer (conical frustum)

Intricately and beautifully hand wound, netted, and beaten - some of the overlapping joints being lightly tapped to lock them better in place - brass wire draining ladles, sieves, or skimmers from Thailand. Typically used for retaining and recovering individuals items from the broth of shared hot pots, a sort of Thai or Chinese version of a fondue, making them ideal baskets for delicate frying, dim sum, or draining and serving vegetables. A sort of truncated cone 5cm deep and tapering from just over 8cm to about 5.5cm, with an overall length of roughly 29cm.

£27.00 (Ex Tax:£22.50)

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