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Inkwell

1985.418 (RS117593)

Description

Wheel-thrown bulbous body w/ flat bottom and rounded shoulders indented at neck w/ a wide mouth ring at circular mouth. Exterior w/ matte-brownish-black slip glaze. Interior w/ glossy lead glaze giving it a deep greenish-brown color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
redware
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
INKWELL
inkwells
redware
Redware
Dimensions
2.125 x 2.688 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.418
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25465

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