ManufacturerE. L. Pratt
DimensionsOverall: 14 1/4 × 9 × 6 1/2 in. (36.2 × 22.9 × 16.5 cm)
Creation Datecirca 1853
DescriptionCast iron apple parer mounted on hardwood board; three-pronged fork rotated by crank; crank also rotates gears which draw attached knife up and down the apple as it turns.
Marks/Inscriptioninscribed: in pencil on obverse: "THIS BASE IS NOT/ THE ORIGINAL IS IN TALA [?] MUSEUM/STORER/WORSHIP IN BASEMENT"
ProvenanceGift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Kitchen Artifact ID1938.213