Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-26174

Description

Waisted cylindrical shape. Marbleized painted sides banded w/ incised lines at center. Slightly recessed top painted black w/ 3 holes for quills. Cork stopper w/ chain mounted to top in central well hole. Paper label on bottom: "Manufactured/ by/ S. Silliman & Co./ Chester,/ Conn." Holds two unaccessioned display quills.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
cork (bark)
treenware
Treenware
Cork
Inkwell

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

S. Silliman & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Chester, CT, USA

Dimensions

2.875 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1979.33

Places

Connecticut (United States)