Watchman's rattle

Watchman's rattle
Title
Watchman's rattle
Date 
1775-1875
Medium 
Oak
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 2 in. ( 19.7 x 21 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Wooden cog rattle mounted on turned reeded handle; clapper mounted in turned bulbous projection with incised bands.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1938.5
Marks 
painted: on clapper mount: "B-21" etched: in clapper mount: "E"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group