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Object ID # 1969.040.007
Object Name Chopper, Food
Title Single-Bladed Food Mincing Knife
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date 19th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Single-bladed food chopper (mincer). This implement has a smooth wooden grip at the top, set T-handle style onto a yoked metal piece, that is secured to a flat, curved blade. The blade reminds one somewhat of a ulu. This rounded shape allowed one to rock the blade inside a wooden bowl as one minced vegetables or herbs.

Makers mark None
Provenance Original provenance unknown. Owned by Rev. Harvey Howey of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Metal/Wood
Dimensions H-12.5 W-14 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario
Function A hand-held chopping tool for kitchen use.