Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2909

Description

Salt-glazed stoneware inkwell and quill holder of sound shape straight sides, thrown and pierced with three holes on top for ink and two quills; solid and somwhat crude with a sandy grey color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
glazing (coating)
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
Stoneware
Salt-Glazed
Thrown
INKWELL

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

991.1380

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.5 (H), 3.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1380