Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-256363

Description

Traveling inkwell. Metal box with hinged lid and enclosed cicular well fitted with glass bottle. Spring action lid covers bottle. Lever to release inner cap marked with phoenix over "K. K. Priv.".

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
copper (metal)
burnishing (polishing)
brass (alloy)
Inkwell

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

343.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.548