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Chopper

Chopper

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Description
Top-handled chopping or mincing knife with single, large rectangular blade having rounded corners and an integral, tapered rectangular shaft peened to a swelled cylindrical wooden handle with three grooves near its ends. Blade struck “W\M/GREAVES&SONS” in incuse serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chopper, food
date blade made
1816 - 1823
maker
W. Greaves & Sons
place blade made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
place used
United States: New York, Newburgh
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 7 3/8 in x 6 in; 3.175 cm x 18.7325 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
DL.366778
catalog number
366778
accession number
123794
Credit Line
Mrs. Daniel Gardner
subject
Household Tools and Equipment
Food Processing
Knives
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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