Engraving tool

Object Number: 
1932.237.L.4
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 3/8 in. (15.2 x 1 cm)
Marks: 
Inscribed "IA" on ferrule.
Description: 
Rounded wooden handle with three incised lines circling end. Tapers toward ferrule. Copper, conical ferrule. Metal point with a round, flat head.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group