Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-4551

Description

Square colorless body with rounded shoulders; capped with a brass ring-turned top with circular knob in center; cork stopper connected to inside of brass cap; inside of well with brass liner with almond-shaped flower pattern; possibly a sander.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Glass
Brass
INKWELL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.758AB