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Object Name Mill, Coffee
Object ID 1950.04.01
Collection O. Henry Museum Collection
Description Cube-shaped wood and iron coffee mill. Metal top has ornate geometric border and a central metal crank. The crank sits on a rounded, convex metal cover with a scroll design in relief. Half of the metal cover opens by pushing a tab on the outskirt of the cover. On the half of the cover that doesn't slide open is a metal handle that attaches to the bottom of the metal top. Below the opening is a concave section where the coffee beans are placed to be ground. The crank shaft extends downward in the center of the concave section into a flower-shaped hole. The bottom of the shaft is rounded with many indentations, which functions as a grinder. The bottom of the coffee mill has a drawer that pulls out and is used to collect the coffee grounds. Above the drawer is a paper label adhered to the wood that reads "STERLING/COFFEE MILL." Below the last line is another line of text, but it is now unreadable. Surrounding the text is a wavy black border.
Width (in) 4.75
Depth (in) 4.75
Dimension Details Height taken from top of crank.