Ice crusher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1935

GUSN

GUSN-181360

Description

Round glass ice crusher with domed metal lid featuring a handle attached to a rod with four toothed blades attached at the end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ice crushers
cookware
glass (material)
metal
Crusher, Ice

Inscription

" "Lightning" / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / ICE / BREAKER" (stamped)
"BANDS / INDICATE / 4-8-12 OZ. / CAPACITY / 20 OZ." (impressed)
" "LIGHTNING' ICE BREAKER NO. 102 MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PAT. NO. 2.056.097 NORTH BROS. MFG. CO. PHILA PA" (stamped)
"FOR BEST RESULTS / USE AS FOLLOWS / Place No. 102 "Lightning" Breaker / on table or other solid surface, be / ing sure that cover or lid is pro- / perly seated on tumbler (glass will / not break if used in this manner). / Hold lid firmly in place with one / hand and work plunger up and / down with other hand." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

North Bro's Mfg. Co. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

9 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1536AB

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)