Engraving tool

Object Number: 
1932.237.L.14
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 3/8 in. (15.6 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Black wood handle with rounded end and three incised lines encircling base. Tapers to copper ferrule, with (bent) metal point with 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