Gold, other metal, carnelian
Overall: 5/8 x 5/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 1.6 x 1.6 x 11.1 cm )
incised: along side, between rings: "Pres. John B. Newman, M.D., L.L.D. / from patrons of Harrodsburg Female College"
Gold plated 6-sided mechanical pen/pencil with carnelian flat seal at the bottom; 2 sliding rings which extend a pen nib and a pencil; rinceau design cast along the sides, chased around the bottom.
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
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