Lot 87: 1840s Great Famine, wrought iron masher
January 21, 2017
Dublin, IrelandLive Auction
1840s Great Famine, wrought iron masher
A wrought iron masher, comprising a hooped handle on a long shaft, terminating with with four c-shaped cutters. Of a type used during the famine to mash maize, vegetables and imported potatoes to make soup.