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Bit and blade holders (2) with bits (4) and circular blade (1)

Object Number: 
1947.461b1-7
Date: 
1775-1795
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
larger: 15 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 38.7 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Two spatula-shaped holders for bits and circular blades; flat sections of holders have holes designed to fit ends of small bits or blades.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, these tools are part of a collection of tools belonging to miniaturist John Ramage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group