Nickel plated cast iron nutcracker with attached table clamp. J-shaped clamp fits over table edge and is tightened by a screw plate. A metal lever/handle pulls a small metal block forward along a ridged track until it squeezes the nut between the block and the stationary clamp. The small metal block and the stationary clamp have small circular depressions to hold nut in place. Made by Enterprise Manufacturing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Enterprise Manufacturing Co.
ENTERPRISE M.F.G. CO./PHILA. U.S.A. (All capital letters stamped into metal)
NUT CRACKER 25436 (All capital letters stamped into metal)
PAT.APLD.FOR./25437 (All capital letters stamped in metal)
- Associated Building
- Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
- Food Processing T&E
- Descriptive terms
- 5 (H) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation