2 Decorative Metalwork Background Punches marked GAWTHORP
A pair of decorative background punches.
Probably for jewellery or metalware but could also be for leather or woodcarving?
One is marked 'GAWTHORP 72', is 3/16 inch by 1/8 inch at the face and 43/16 inches overall length.
The other is marked 'GAWTHORP', is slightly smaller at the face and 41/4 inches overall length.
Thomas John GAWTHORP was a London based decorative art metal worker in the late 19th - early 20th centuries.
Please see close-ups for the patterns.