Tool

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

GUSN

GUSN-12463

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

Descriptive Terms

tools
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hands (animal or human components)
Iron
Brass
Carved
Slip Cast
Hand
TOOL

Inscription

Stamped on the handle below the neck ring is: Pat. Aug. 19, 1879.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Function Unknown

Dimensions

2.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1614