Apple corer and splitter

Object Number: 
1945.176ab
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Oak, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 3 in. ( 36.8 x 34.3 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Wood apple corer and splitter with iron blade; wood (probably oak) handle and sliding coring mechanism held within a pine frame, butt and rabbit joinery and cut iron nails throughout.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this corer and splinter works on the guillotine principle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group