Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.173
Date: 
1820-1830
Medium: 
Wood, iron, twine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 25 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 29.8 x 65.1 x 34.3 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: mark on wheel: "E. King"
Description: 
Wooden apple parer with large wheel attached by rope pulley to smaller wheel; hand operated knife with spring tension; straddle board; two-pronged fork.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this parer is an early commercial type.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group