This is an early antique food press, circa 1900. It's about 10" high and 8" across, and has a handformed square tin pan in which the food is crushed. The metal hardware is cast iron, and the wooden base that it rests in is nicely dovetailed into the two wooden side pieces with very large dovetails. The wood might be butternut; not sure. This seems to be in working condition, so you could press your food if you wanted - but it's more likely that you'll want this wonderful primitive as a display item in your collection!
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