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Asparagus buncher

Description

Asparagus buncher, steel painted red set on a wooden platform. Steel unit consists of a circular mid-section w/ a hinged lid that clamps down on asparagus, a solid back section, and a horse-shoe shaped front piece.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Embossed on side of steel: ""THE PHILADELPHIA BUNCHER"" Painted on wooden platform: ""ASPARAGUS BUNCHER/ NO. 2""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Agricultural T&E
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
BUNCHER, VEGETABLE
Steel
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6.5 x 12 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3405
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20242

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