Apple parer

Apple parer
Apple parer
Apple parer
Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
1853
Medium 
Cast iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 24 in. ( 14 x 61 cm )
Description 
Cast iron apple parer, hand-cracked with activating gears spring-loaded knife; mounted on rectangular wooden straddle board.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1946.31
Gallery Label 
The apple parer was invented by E. L. Pratt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group