Rotary Food Mixer

Rotary bowl beater or food mixer. Four-bladed mixing end, with thin metal shaft, connected to cog wheels encased within lid, which screws onto top of spherical jar. Small, unpainted wooden handle on top of jar turns encased cog wheels for mixing action. Glass jar has bubble motif on bottom sides. Top of lid with mechanics inside is enameled black. No mark.
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Object Name
date made
Physical Description
glass (container material)
metal (lid material)
wood (handle material)
steel (lid material)
overall: 5 1/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
collector/donor 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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