Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-202598

Description

Pewter inkwell with attached tray. The base has two hollowed out rims and the inkwell was two rings around it. The top of the inkwell is fliptop with an attached hinge. On the base is the remenants of an old tag and also a small piece of tape with numbers on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
pewter (tin alloy)
Inkwell

Inscription

"1020" (Written on a piece of tape attached to the base)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

3 x 1 3/4 (HxD), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3083