Ruler

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Object Name: 
Ruler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.253
Dimensions: 
L: 35.3 cm, W(max): 1.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of Prof. Claus Josef Riedel
Primary Description: 
Colorless; cast, wheel-cut, ground and polished, acid-etched. Ruler. Hexagonal rod; ends perpendicular to main axis, chamfered at edges. Ends and extremities of sides have matte acid-etched surface; three sides have additional wheel-cutting and/or acid-etching: top has, toward left end, acid-etched inscription "YOURS [ ]," bracketed part being illegible cursive signature; lower back sides has thirty-one wheel-cut lines running from edge to edge, perpendicular to main axis, at 1.0 cm intervals, lines 2-31 having on left, near bottom, different acid-etched number: in order, 1-30, intended to be read through glass; upper front has, near left end, acid-etched maker's logo.
Provenance: 
Riedel, Claus Josef, Source
1984-11-20