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Object Name: Round plane
Date: 1850-1875
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Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Overall: 7 x 16 x 2 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 40.6 x 7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Wooden round plane composed of a rectangular stock with a convex sole perforated by a central slit through which a blade (now missing) is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge; a curved handle is inserted into the fore end of the stock.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Object Number: 1948.441
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Marks: impressed: on front end of stock: "G. TOLLNER/221 BOWERY/N-4"