Corn sheller

Object Number: 
1930.50
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
White oak, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 41 x 28 x 17 1/2 in. ( 104.1 x 71.1 x 44.4 cm )
Description: 
White oak and cast iron corn sheller; floor standing model with handcrank connected to large gear, which rotates a dowel with four rows of wooden teeth; large gear set into slot in angled plank, which is secured between two upright planks atop a rectangular base raised on four short, splayed legs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group