Inkstand

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-47583

Description

Four-footed, box-shaped pewter inkstand (c) with lids that hinge down middle revealing two interior compartments. One compartment is undivided and used for storing pens. The other side is divided into 3 square boxes: one with removeable shaker for pounce (a); the middle open; and the third with a platform to hold an ink bottle (b).

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkstands
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Inkstand

Additional Identification Number

1969.60
1969.60ab

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Jesse Gwendolyn Morse

Accession Number

1969.60A-C

Places

Medfield (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)