Nutcracker

Object Number: 
Z.1814ab
Date: 
1775-1875
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 × 5 1/2 in. (4.4 × 14 cm)
Description: 
Wooden turned and carved screw press nutcracker in the shape of a barrel with metal barrel hoop decoration; interior carved out to hold the nut; carved scalloped flange screw handle with an inlaid bird holding a worm on one side and the intials "I D W" on the other; handle is threaded and inserted through the top of the barrel into the carved interior to break the nut.
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Creative: Tronvig Group