2 Mouse traps
Overall: 4 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. (10.5 x 4.8 cm)
Smaller burnished: "JOKER/MOUSE TRAP/MANUFACTURED BY/ANIMAL TRAP CO./LITITZ, PA., U.S.A."; Larger trap: "JOKER ___ 5/The joke is on the mouse that monkeys around the business end of this outfit/[in monogram] MASTSACH HARDWARE COMP__T NEW YORK MHC/CHEESE T
Wood mouse traps with metal spring contraption attached.
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.