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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Fish scaler

Modern Era, Europe

As the name of this utensil indicates, it is used to remove scales by running the serrated blades along the fish, from its tail to it head. Scaling and gutting are part of the essential preparations before cooking fish.


  • Type: Utensil
  • Place of origin: France
  • Materials and techniques: Iron Wood
  • Date: circa 1850
  • Dimensions: 36 x 8 x 2.5 cm
  • Weight: 214 g
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