Mechanical pencil

Mechanical pencil
Title
Mechanical pencil
Date 
1840-1880
Medium 
Gold, other metal, tourmaline
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/8 x 3/8 x 3 in. ( 1 x 1 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Gold plate square mechanical pencil, with diamond pattern incised on all sides, sliding ring at the center extends pencil end; scepter-style finial at opposite end set with green tourmaline at the bottom.
Object Number 
Z.2369
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group