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Inkwell

1971.1678.2 (RS118356)

Description

Of colorless lead glass, it has a square body with cut hobnail and octagonal pattern on the bottom and chamfered sides. The shoulders are faceted to appear rounded. The lip is covered with a brass collar, and hinged to a lid collar mount, which has incised scrolls. The glass lid has faceted sides with the same cut motif as the base. The inside of the inkwell is rounded.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cutting (dividing)
glass (material)
incising
lead glass
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Glass
glass (material)
Incised
incising
INKWELL
inkwells
lead glass
Dimensions
3.75 x 2.25 x 2.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1678.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
11968
Related Items
Title Inkwell Accession number 1971.1678.1 Notes 1971.1678 1 INKWELL Relationship Part of set

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