Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-35447

Description

Square, colorless glass travelling inkwell with cut glass decoration on top and metal hinged cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
glass (material)
Container, Writing Equipment
Inkwell
Inkwell

Inscription

"Travelling / ink stand / Belonged to Frank / Bakewell James / who probably / used it during / the Civil War" (Written in pencil on tape attached to base)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories

Dimensions

2 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1933.17