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Double bean slicer (bonensnijder) with Guard

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
Green painted cast iron cover disc with turning handle, table clamp, two slots of slightly different sizes.
Inside, cast iron disc with three steel cutting blades. Handle cast iron with wooden knob.
Slightly cylindrical steel cutting guide open at one end ,to prevent scattering of sliced beans.
Size
Length 23.5 cm, Diameter 14 cm, Slot 1, 7x1.5 cm, slot 2 , 6x1 cm. Guard: height 7 cm, Diameter 14 cm.5cm
Object Registration
6719
Keywords
food preparation, kitchenware
Historical information
Brought to Australia by Dutch immigrant family
When Made
1950s
Made By
Pe De
Significance
The tough flat beans for which this was used were made easier to cook by slicing them finely.
Inscriptions & Markings
On front: Pe De
Last updated
7 Mar 2017 at 11:35AM