Beater/whisk or drink mixer, with "archimedes" style up-and-down mechanism. Wooden, knob-shaped handle, painted red (now heavily faded). Spiralled metal shaft with metal casing, with encased metal coil spring, which allows for circular mixing action when handle is pushed. Two approximately 2" long coiled springs attached at end of shaft. No mark.
Currently not on view
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date made
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 1 1/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 29.21 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
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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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