Pen and Ink Stand

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1805-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4300

Description

A) Rectangular, painted, tin-plated stand divided into four sections (three small and one entire length); gallery-type sides and dividing walls with pierced design; four pewter paw-shaped feet; B, C) Cube-shaped colorless glass bottles capped with circular brass tops, shaped to fit into back sections of stand.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkstands
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
pewter (tin alloy)
piercing
tinning
tin (metal)
Glass
Brass
Pewter
Iron
Tinned
Pierced
HOLDER, PEN

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1977.538ABC

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

5.75 x 2 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.538A-C