Museum Open

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day.

Coffee mill

Object Number: 
2002.1.3509
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Metal, glass, wood
Dimensions: 
5 3/4 x 19 x 8 3/4 in.
Description: 
A wood slat set with a clear glass jar attached to a metal coffee grinding mill. The glass is embossed "Crystal", and beans are placed into the jar, the wood knobbed handle is turned and ground coffee falls into a container that can be placed onto a stand under the grinder. This wall mounted coffee grinder is also embossed on the black painted metal movement "Arcade/ Crystal".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group