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Apple parer

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11 959
Title:
Apple parer
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 28 x 10 1/2 in. ( 29.5 x 71.1 x 26.7 cm )
Description: 
Wooden apple parer with hand crnaked sprockets and spindle, with two-tined fork on end; mounted on straddle board; hand-held swivel knife and arm are missing.
Date End: 
1 830
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1339
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group