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Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 19 x 7 x 9 in. ( 48.3 x 17.8 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Factory-made apple parer with turned wooden parts; knife held by wooden screw and nut; wooden table clamp.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1945.143
Gallery Label 
This apple parer was possibly a mold for a cast iron type.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group