Wood, paint, metal wire (later)
Overall: 12 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 31.1 x 8.9 x 11.4 cm )
Flat back cylindrical green painted whetstone holder with carved tulip, heart, and stars; two holes for mounting on wall on either side; metal wires wrapped around the body.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
carved: below opening: "1834"
hand written: label on front: "43/4"; label on back: "2646/Swiss"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.