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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.174
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Pine, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 × 4 1/2 × 13 5/8 in. (25.4 × 11.4 × 34.6 cm)
Description: 
Hand made pine apple parer with two pronged iron fork; two upright pieces are planted on a stand, crank shaft runs between them with fork on one side; there is also a free standing peg at the other end of the stand.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group