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Sugar Cutter

1991.1130 (RS21163)

Description

A scissors-like device with fan-shaped blades, on tapered arched arms with line and geometric incised pivot on half rounded, flat bottomed handles. A latch at the base of one handle and a peg-like extension at the other handle. A strip of metal is packed to the interior of one handle creating tension.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1800
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
cookware
CUTTER, SUGAR
Steel
steel (alloy)
sugar cutters
Accession Number
1991.1130
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3344

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