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Inkstand

1969.60A-C (RS219823)

Description

Four-footed, box-shaped pewter inkstand (c) with lids that hinge down middle revealing two interior compartments. One compartment is undivided and used for storing pens. The other side is divided into 3 square boxes: one with removeable shaker for pounce (a); the middle open; and the third with a platform to hold an ink bottle (b).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Medfield (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Inkstand
inkstands
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.60A-C
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Jesse Gwendolyn Morse
GUSN
47583

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