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hollow plane

Object Number: 
1948.447
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 24.1 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front of stock: "D.W. DENISON & Co./WINTHROP/CONN" impressed: on rear of stock: "CASSEBEER, REED & CO./229 BOWERY NEW YORK"
Description: 
Wooden round plane composed of a rectangular stock withn a convex sole perforated by a central slit through which a curved blade (now missing) and wooden wedge are inserted at a downward anglw.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group