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Handle fragment

Handle fragment
Title
Handle fragment
Date 
1770-1810
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 1/2 in. ( 11.7 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Brass handle fragment.
Credit Line 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Object Number 
1921.38
Gallery Label 
This handle was found in 1920 during subway excavations at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group