Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-36647

Description

Round pewter inkwell with cork stopper. Wider at bottom than at the top, two pairs of incised bands on body and engraved with letters A through E.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
cork (bark)
Inkwell

Inscription

"A B C D E" (in script)
"25" (on sticker)

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1934.616

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)