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Inkwell and Tray

1971.891A-C (RS117862)

Description

A) Inkwell: square glass block with cut scrolls on sides. B) Lid: removable mushroom-shaped silver cap with stamped art nouveau design. C) Square tray with stamped art nouveau borders.

Details

Maker
Bigelow, Kennard & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Maker)
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
B) Pseudo hallmarks and ""STERLING"" on lip, cipher ""J.R.M."" on top. C) Base stamped ""Bigelow-Kennard & Co./[pseudo hallmarks]/STERLING.B2025.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
lead glass
silver (metal)
stamping (forming)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Art Nouveau
Glass
glass (material)
INKWELL AND TRAY
inkwells
lead glass
Silver
silver (metal)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
trays
Dimensions
2.875 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.891A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5609

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