Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sugar cutters
  • United States
  • sugar cutters, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • iron
  • Object Length/Width: 21.6 x 7.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 1/2 x 3 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1361

Iron pliers/shears (identified as sugar cutters) composed to two pieces joined with a hinge with concentric circles on the top. U-shaped top with metal half-circles on the tips to cut with. One side of the handle has a metal rod projecting out and the other has a latch on the bottom.