Bootjack

Object Number: 
Z.147
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 × 15 × 5 in. (10.2 × 38.1 × 12.7 cm)
Marks: 
typed: paper tag attached to bootjack: "E. B. CHILDS"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group