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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.170
Date: 
ca. 1800-1830
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 24 x 10 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 61 x 26.7 cm )
Description: 
Wooden apple parer, with large turning wheel with peg and sprocket mechanism; wheel attached to block at end of rectangular straddle board.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group