Overall: 12 x 3 1/4 x 4 in. ( 30.5 x 8.3 x 10.2 cm )
painted: on front below opening: "SM"
hand written: collector's label affixed to back: "2651 / Swiss"
Flat back wooden whetstone holder with red, green, yellow, and blue painted decoration composed of heart, two flowers and concentric circles; two holes for mounting on wall on either side.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.