Unusual Antique Kitchen Cutting Tool Primitive Pie or Pastry Crimper Converted Clock Gear Wheel with Stirrup and Wrought Iron Handle
Description: An antique unusual kitchen tool. This is a primitive pie crimper and pastry edger. The wheel of the tool is made from a reworked clock gear. The wheel is attached to wrought iron stirrup and handle. A very interesting and unusual piece of Americana most likely made as curiosity and not for actual use, but who knows since it may be an early form of recycling or reuse. The piece itself has developed a nice and warm age patina. Please carefully review photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain but most likely mid to late-1800's.
Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Size: The tool is ~6 3/8" long from end to end and the crimping wheel is ~2" in diameter. The piece weighs a bit over 2 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice and very unusual antique kitchen tool which in our opinion looks great and is in good condition. A great looking antique kitchen tool in excellent condition. A nice find worthy of a spot in your collection.
Condition: The crimper is in excellent condition. It has no breaks or repairs. It has wear commensurate with its age and utilitarian function. the piece has some surface scratches, a couple of nicks to the edge, and some minor surface oxidation especially to the stirrup. The piece has developed a nice age patina. Just a great looking and very unusual antique, which would look great in your collection. Please carefully view photos for additional condition information.
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