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Gavel w/label: North Dutch Church 1767

Object Number: 
INV.7607
Date: 
1767
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 3 3/8 x 2 in. ( 27.9 x 8.6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
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"
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
This gavel is from the North Dutch Church, New York City.
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. W. Van de Water, June 29, 1876
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group