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Apple corer and splitter

Apple corer and splitter
Title
Apple corer and splitter
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Wood, 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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1945.176ab
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this corer and splinter works on the guillotine principle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group