Sand caster

Object Number: 
768
Date: 
ca. 1848
Medium: 
Burl chestnut
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 7.9 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "LL" inked several times carved: into side: "L.L. 1848"
Description: 
Cylindrical wooden sand caster with large dish-shaped top, and stepped base.
Gallery Label: 
This sand caster was found with a tag that read "768/1927.41"; but 1927.41 is not a wooden sand caster according to the accession records it is a pewter cup.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group