Bootjack

Bootjack
Title
Bootjack
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 14 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 9.5 x 37.1 x 12.1 cm )
Description 
Bootjack with wooden base raised in low block; foot-shaped wooden panel rests on cast iron hinge and spring; both affixed to base; pressing on panel causes iron heel holding pincers to grasp.
Credit Line 
Gift of E. B. Childs
Object Number 
Z.147
Marks 
typed: paper tag attached to bootjack: "E. B. CHILDS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group