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Pen and Ink Stand

1977.538A-C (RS116924)

Description

A) Rectangular, painted, tin-plated stand divided into four sections (three small and one entire length); gallery-type sides and dividing walls with pierced design; four pewter paw-shaped feet; B, C) Cube-shaped colorless glass bottles capped with circular brass tops, shaped to fit into back sections of stand.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1830
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
pewter (tin alloy)
piercing
tin (metal)
tinning
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
HOLDER, PEN
inkstands
Iron
iron (metal)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Pierced
piercing
tin (metal)
Tinned
tinning
Dimensions
5.75 x 2 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.538A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4300

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