Coffee Mill

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1870-1910

GUSN

GUSN-11644

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

Descriptive Terms

coffee mills
cookware
glass (material)
glazing (coating)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
tin (metal)
Glass
Iron
Tin Glazed
Painted
MILL, COFFEE?

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16.75 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.660