Mallet or pounding tool

Object Number: 
INV.943
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 × 12 in. (13.3 × 30.5 cm)
Marks: 
printed: in ink on handle: "1708"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group