Whisk or drink mixer with encased coil spring, "archimedes" style up-and-down mechanism. Wire rings radiating from central metal cap on mixing end. Spiral, twisted wire shaft with coil spring under metal casing, which spins for mixing motion when pushed. Short red laquered wood handle at end of metal casing, knob-shaped with squared sides. Metal casing is stamped: "MADE IN ENGLAND/PROV. PAT./8135".
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date made
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
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accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eloise Green
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