Coffee mill

Coffee mill
Title
Coffee mill
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Metal, glass, wood
Dimensions 
4 x 15 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
Description 
A wood slat set with a pale yellow tin can that opens at the top attached to a metal coffee grinding mill. The tin is lithographed with an image of a five story urban department store or factory surrounded by the words "Grand Union Tea Company/ Headquarters Cor. of Pearl and Water Streets/ New York City Brooklyn ", and beans are placed into the can, the wood knobbed handle is turned and ground coffee falls into a container that can be placed onto a stand under the grinder. This is a wall mounted coffee grinder.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3513
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group