On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Mezzaluna, P.L. Schmidt

Modern Era, Europe
The double blade of this chopper gives it greater stability for chopping herbs. It was made by Peter Ludwig Schmidt, a German manufacturer specialised in cutting tools. The company was founded in 1790 by Johan Dietrich Schmidt, and named after his son.


  • Type: Utensil
  • Place of origin: Germany
  • Materials and techniques: Wood Cast iron
  • Date: circa 1900
  • Dimensions: 19 x 27,5 x 5,3 cm
  • Weight: 831 g
  • Brand: P. L. Schmidt
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