Graver Tool

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Object Name: 
Graver Tool
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.7.14 B
Overall L: 12.1 cm; Handle Diam: 2.3 cm; Blade End W: .3 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Wood, iron; drawn, coated; with curved, flattened end, straight rounded shaft, held into a small elongated rounded wooden handle. Handle appears hand-made, with roughly finished end, and a finely incises cut around the center. The handle tapers toward the iron shaft, which is squared at the juncture of the handle.
Walther, Gerhard, Source
Blaschka, Leopold (1822-1895), Former Collection
Blaschka, Rudolf (1857-1939), Former Collection
From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art 2017-09-02 through 2017-12-24
The historic collection of glass marine animals by Leopold Blaschka (1822–1895) and his son Rudolf (1857–1939) was acquired by Cornell in 1885 for use in teaching in the sciences. This exhibition will feature a selection of these unique sculptures and the Blaschkas’ drawings following a 2016 exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass.