Sugar Cutter

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1700-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3344

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

Descriptive Terms

sugar cutters
cookware
casting (process)
steel (alloy)
Steel
Cast
CUTTER, SUGAR

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1130