Collection of Bronze Hand Embossing Book Tools c.1860-1920
This is a collection of book embossing tool rollers with solid bronze heads, iron brackets and wooden handles. Each piece is designed for a specific task such as embossing a pattern or straight line on the edge of a book.
- CREATOR Hoole, Brooklyn, NY.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1860-1920.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Bronze, Steel, Wood.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damage. Two handles have a crack in the wood but structurally sound.
- DIMENSIONS H 25.25-21.25 in. W 5.5-3.5 in. D 1.5 in.