Mallet or pounding tool

Mallet or pounding tool
Title
Mallet or pounding tool
Date 
1750-1850
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 x 5 in. ( 27.9 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Carved treenware mallet with disk-shaped head with grooved edge and notched sunburst design on top and bottom; cylindrical handle has metal ring mounted on end.
Object Number 
INV.943
Marks 
printed: in ink on handle: "1708"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group