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Tinderbox

Object Number: 
1880.12a
Date: 
1800-1875
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 10.2 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Wooden lathe-turned tinderbox; egg-shaped body with a mushroom shaped turning on either end; removeable lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of A. P. M. Roome of behalf of his father W. J. Roome
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group