Glass cutter

Object Number: 
2002.1.2621
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
7 x 5/8 x 7/8 in.
Description: 
A metal glass cutter with a black wood handle, five variously spaced metal teeth for breaking the pane and and a block of metal on the end that rocks back and forth and has a diamond tip mounted on the end. The metal toothed part is engraved "Shoemaker/ Philadelphia", and the end block "Extra".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group