Archimedes Style Mixer

"Archimedes" style eggbeater or drink mixer. Balloon-shaped mixing end, with smaller circle pattern in metal wire. Twisted shaft, with small knob-shaped wooden handle, painted green. Pushing down on the handle, the shaft and mixing end turn to create a mixing movement. Shaft is marked in cursive: "Germany".
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 31.115 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
catalog number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eloise Green
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