Wood engraving tool
Overall: 4 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 12.4 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm )
incised: on blade: "VII" incised: on bottom of handle: "VII"
Metal tool used for wood engraving; bulb-like cork handle is rounded on one side and flat on the other.
This object belonged to Lockwood Sanford, a wood engraver active in New Haven, Connecticut, in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.