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Inkwell

1977.758AB (RS116748)

Description

Square colorless body with rounded shoulders; capped with a brass ring-turned top with circular knob in center; cork stopper connected to inside of brass cap; inside of well with brass liner with almond-shaped flower pattern; possibly a sander.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
INKWELL
inkwells
Dimensions
1.75 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.758AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4551

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