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Coffee Mill

1986.660 (RS25688)

Description

A rectangular box with a molded base and a lift out glazed lid. It is painted black and the interior is fitted with a pencil-turned, unpainted post that has wood projections of a triangular cross section. The post is actuated by iron gears and a cogged wheel with a wood handle at one end. The corners of the box is reinforced with brass "L" braces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1910
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
glazing (coating)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
coffee mills
cookware
Glass
glass (material)
glazing (coating)
Iron
iron (metal)
MILL, COFFEE?
Painted
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16.75 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.660
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11644

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