Overall: 11 x 3 3/8 x 2 in. ( 27.9 x 8.6 x 5.1 cm )
carved: across center of head: "N. D. C. 1767. N. Y."
handwritten: on jelly label, one side of head: "North Dutch / Church / Presented by / J. W. Van De / water / June 29, 1876"
Wooden gavel with turned head and handle; the head had undulated bands and inscription across the center; the handle has 4 incised rings and acorn shaped tip.
Gift of J. W. Van de Water, June 29, 1876
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