Corn sheller

Corn sheller
Title
Corn sheller
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
White oak, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 41 x 28 x 17 1/2 in. ( 104.1 x 71.1 x 44.4 cm )
Description 
White oak and cast iron corn sheller; floor standing model with handcrank connected to large gear, which rotates a dowel with four rows of wooden teeth; large gear set into slot in angled plank, which is secured between two upright planks atop a rectangular base raised on four short, splayed legs.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1930.50
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group