Brace or bitstock

Brace or bitstock
Title
Brace or bitstock
Date 
1764-1800
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 33 x 14 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
Wooden brace or bitstock composed of a curved stock with a revolving circular knob on one end and a drillbit sokcet on the opposite end.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. John H. Thompson
Object Number 
Z.180
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, the brace was made and used by the donor's grandfather, Ambrose Parish of Oyster Bay, LI.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group