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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.172
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 9 3/4 in. ( 40.6 x 24.8 cm )
Description: 
Apple parer with turned wooden parts; knife suspended from vertical post mounted to rectangular base with screw clamp for attaching to table.
Gallery Label: 
This parer was a commercially made and possibly models for cast-iron parer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group