Engraving tool

Object Number: 
1932.237.L.20
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 13/16 x 3/8 in. (14.8 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Reddish-dark-brown wood handle with rounded end and three incised lines encircling base. Tapers to copper ferrule, with metal point and missing 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