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Burnishing tools (2)

Object Number: 
1947.461d1-2
Date: 
1775-1795
Medium: 
Metal, wood
Dimensions: 
larger: 9 x 7/8 in. ( 22.9 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Two burnishing tools with turned wooden handles and smooth, rounded metal blades.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, these burnishing tools are part of a collection of tools belonging to miniaturist John Ramage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group