Engraving tool

Object Number: 
1932.237.L.7
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 3/8 in. (15.2 x 1 cm)
Marks: 
Inscribed on handle: "+"
Description: 
Conical wooden handle with rounded end and three incised lines circling end. Black in color, tapering to copper ferrule. Pointed head with cylindrical 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