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Inkwell

Description

Waisted cylindrical shape. Marbleized painted sides banded w/ incised lines at center. Slightly recessed top painted black w/ 3 holes for quills. Cork stopper w/ chain mounted to top in central well hole. Paper label on bottom: "Manufactured/ by/ S. Silliman & Co./ Chester,/ Conn." Holds two unaccessioned display quills.

Details

Maker
S. Silliman & Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1850
Location of origin
Chester, CT, USA
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
cork (bark)
treenware
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cork
cork (bark)
Inkwell
inkwells
Treenware
treenware
Dimensions
2.875 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.33
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26174

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