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Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
1800-1830
Medium 
Pine, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 13 5/8 x 9 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 34.6 x 24.1 cm )
Description 
Hand made pine apple parer with two pronged iron fork; two upright pieces are planted on a stand, crank shaft runs between them with fork on one side; there is also a free standing peg at the other end of the stand.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1945.174
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group