hollow plane

Object Number: 
1948.450
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 1/2 x 1 in. ( 15.2 x 24.1 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front of stock: " G. W. DENSION & CO/WINTHROP/CONN." impressed: on rear of stock: "CASSEBEER, REED & CO/229 BOWERY/ NEW YORK"
Description: 
Wooden round plane composed of a rectangular stock with a convex sole perforated by a central slit through which a convex blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened by a wooden wedge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group