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Spice Mill

1991.426 (RS20990)

Description

Wooden spice mill, its baluster-turned canister and handle painted a rich green, withs wrought iron arm and grinding shaft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
Carved on bottom underside: 1) ""D P"" (under paint, probably maker's initials). 2) ""1842"" (scratch carved into paint).
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Iron
iron (metal)
Mill, Spice
Painted
painting (coating)
spice mills
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
6 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.426
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2403

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