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Spinning top

Object Number: 
Z.1549.5a-c
Date: 
1850-1925
Medium: 
Ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 7/8 x 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Ivory spinning top with handle (urn-shaped finial), square cylinder, and point (similar in form to handle); handle and point are separate pieces, screwed into cylinder at top and bottom, surrounded by pattern of incised concentric circles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group