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Description

Carved wooden handle with a brass neck ring screwed and bolted to the molded cast iron in the shape of two ams terinating in molded human hands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Stamped on the handle below the neck ring is: Pat. Aug. 19, 1879.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Function Unknown
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
casting (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand
hands (animal or human components)
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
TOOL
tools
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1614
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12463

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