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Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
1800-1830
Medium 
Wood, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 24 x 12 1/2 in. ( 19.7 x 61 x 31.8 cm )
Description 
Simple, wooden, hand-cracked spindle with two-tined fork on end planted on straddle board; swivel knife and arm missing.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1338
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group