1887-1889- Flow blue pitcher has gold trim and flared body with a scalloped foot, raised spout, and handle. 13.97 cm. wide
Object of the Week
c. 1920′s- Purple velvet lined black leather kit holds silver-plated razor that unscrews into three parts: the handle itself, an adjusting bar which fits into the bottom, and a blade holder that sits on the top. Razor: 7.62 cm. long
1883 – Two row, semi circular keyboard with black rectangular keys, white letters and numbers, a metal central drum, fold-down metal paper holder, and a wooden base. Width = 31.75 cm.
1865 – Sepia ink, cover art by Joseph Wolf for John Gould’s The Birds of Australia. Height = 33 cm.
Italy; early 20th century – Molded iron lamp in the shape of a swan with a pathos drama mask on its back. Length = 15.9 cm.
West Tennessee; Late Cretaceous Period (83-72 million years ago) – These fragmentary fossils were found associated with the duck-billed dinosaur bones that are on display in Geology and Fossil History of Tennessee.
Carcharodon megalodon Tooth – 28-1.5 mya – It is estimated that this shark could grow to 14–18 meters (46–59 feet) in length. Tooth height = 10.8 cm.
Linen Fragment – Egypt; ~2000 BCE – A fragment of cloth that was used to wrap an Egyptian mummy. Width = 39.37 cm.
U.S.A., 1925 – Fluted pressed glass bottle with flared matching stopper. Height = 19.1 cm.
Pocket Transit – Riverton WY, 20th century – A precision compass made by Brunton, Inc., used for taking degree and angle measurements in the field. Case width = 7.6 cm.