Carriage jack

Carriage jack
Title
Carriage jack
Date 
1800-1900
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 37 x 20 in. ( 14 x 94 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Wooden carriage jack with metal ratchet.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Harold A. Gauchet
Object Number 
1973.19
Gallery Label 
The accession records state that this jack dates from ca. 1890, but give no background information to substantiate this.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group