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Pulley block

Object Number: 
1943.53
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Ivory, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 3.2 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Carved ivory pulley block held together with copper tacks and two wheels.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rutherford Oakes Ainslie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group