Marquetry tool

Wooden marquetry tool. 217mm long length of 9.5mm diameter dowel inserted in a 48x70x24mm rectangular piece of wood. This piece set on a 45 degree lean at top of dowel, 2/3 of its underside cut from front at another 45 degree angle. Most surfaces covered in glue. May have been used to apply veneer pieces to furniture etc to push and pound then into place (as evidenced by clean leading edge).
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Marks/Inscriptions: F Hill; Type of mark: Stamp




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