Pencil

Object Number: 
INV.769r.1-2
Date: 
ca. 1854
Medium: 
Thermoplastic, gold, lead
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 7.9 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
Stamped on barrel: "Mabie's Patent / CCT 31854"
Description: 
Dark brown thermoplastic pencil with opening for lead at one end, screw-on cover at opposite end for housing extra lead; tips are gold with incised rinceau design.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group