Apple parer

Title:
Apple parer
Date: 
ca. 1856
Medium: 
Cast iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 in. ( 23.5 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer with table clamp at base; hand turned crank rotating two wheels which rotate three-pronged fork; crank also rotates circular plate which controls position of blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bella Landauer
Object Number: 
1948.390
Gallery Label: 
This apple parer purchased by Mrs. Bella C. Landauer at an auction in 1948.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group