Engraving tool

Object Number: 
1932.237.L.8
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/16 x 3/8 in. (16.4 x 1 cm)
Marks: 
Inscribed on handle "DURAND/DURAND"; inscribed on ferrule: "T h + IA"
Description: 
Rounded, brown wood handle with three incised circling end. Tapers to copper ferrule with metal point and flat round 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