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Mechanical pen

Object Number: 
Z.2370
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 toothpick, 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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group