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Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
1800-1830
Medium 
Pine, string, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 30 x 8 1/2 in. ( 34.3 x 76.2 x 21.6 cm )
Description 
Hand-made wooden apple parer with hand crank with two wheels and double pulley; mounted above a box; three-pronged fork; straddle board.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1341
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group