Asparagus buncher

Collection Type

  • Agricultural equipment

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-20242

Description

Asparagus buncher, steel painted red set on a wooden platform. Steel unit consists of a circular mid-section w/ a hinged lid that clamps down on asparagus, a solid back section, and a horse-shoe shaped front piece.

Details

Descriptive Terms

steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Steel
BUNCHER, VEGETABLE

Inscription

Embossed on side of steel: ""THE PHILADELPHIA BUNCHER"" Painted on wooden platform: ""ASPARAGUS BUNCHER/ NO. 2""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.5 x 12 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3405

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)