Spinning top

Object Number: 
Z.1549.6ab
Date: 
1850-1925
Medium: 
Ivory, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 x 1 in. ( 4.4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Spinning top with straight wooden handle, ivory six-sided cylinder and point (urn-shaped finial); handle and point are separate pieces, screwed into cylinder at top and bottom; traces of numbers written in black ink on sides of cylinder.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group