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

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

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)