It's an antique Danish coffee grinder. Coffee grinder cabinet, actually. We're not sure if the grinder still works or it's just a decorative piece of furniture, but this Boston homeowner went to great lengths to use it in her kitchen. She found it at a Vermont antiques store and originally had it on the other side of the room, before she renovated.
Here's what it looked like before:
Does anyone know anything else about this type of grinder? Is the cabinet integral to the mechanics or just for storage?
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(Image: Bruce Buck/Traditional Home)