hollow plane

Object Number: 
1948.451
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 2 in. ( 18.4 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on blade: "PEUGEOT-JACKSON/ACUER FONDU/BARANTI" and an elephant
Description: 
Wooden round plane composed of a rectangular stock with a convex sole perforated by a central slit through which a rounded saw tooth blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with 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