Metal Ferrule(?)

Object Number: 
1932.237.L.2
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 13/16 x 1/4 in. (4.6 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Metal head of engraving tool. Copper colored, conical ferrule(?) with metal point on narrow end, hollow in wide end.
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