Apple parer

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Title:
Apple parer
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 12 in. ( 82.6 x 95.2 x 30.5 cm )
Description: 
Hand-operated apple parer; hand-cranked fork and knife holder mounted on rectangular board; separate knife with long, cylindrical wooden handle; board nailed to the top of a box-like base on one end of a wooden bench supported at each end by a pair of slightly splayed legs joined by a stretcher.
Date End: 
1 830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles Larned Robinson
Object Number: 
1946.29
Provenance: 
The Charles Larned Robinson Collection of Early American Apple Parers
Date Begin: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group