Mechanical pen

Mechanical pen
Title
Mechanical pen
Date 
1840-1880
Medium 
Gold, other metal, gemstone
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 0.6 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical gold plate mechanical pen, ribbed sides, with sliding ring near the bottom that extends gold pen nib when raised; chased rinceau design around the bottom edge, with pale yellow gemstone set at the bottom.
Object Number 
Z.2370
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group