Apple parer

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1882-1900

GUSN

GUSN-19308

Description

Cast iron apple parer; mechanism w/ handle on side w/ black painted wooden grip; parer consits of three interlocking gears, a corer, a thin blade (for peeling?), a movable arm (possibly for holding the apple), and a clamp at the bottom for attachment to table.

Details

Descriptive Terms

apple parers
cookware
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Iron
Slip Cast
CORER, FRUIT

Inscription

Embossed on large gear: ""MANUF'D BY C.E. HUDSON/ LEOMINSTER/ MASS./ PAT'D JAN 24.82""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Hudson, C. E. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Leominster, MA, USA

Dimensions

8.5 x 6 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2386

Places

Massachusetts (United States)