Metal Charcoal Pen Holder

Object Number: 
1932.237.e7
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Metal, charcoal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 3/8 in. (17.5 x 1 cm)
Marks: 
Each round encircled with "III" pattern
Description: 
Two sided metal pen with split ends in which to insert charcoal and rounds to tighten. Two pieces of charcoal.
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