Engraving tool

Object Number: 
1932.237.L.5
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 5/16 in. (13.7 x 0.8 cm)
Description: 
Rounded wooden handle, black in color, taperin minimally to the conical, copper ferrule, with a metal point.
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