Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-47823

Description

Cylindrical, pewter inkwell with five pen or quill holes surrounding a removable blown glass ink jar covered by a hinged lid with small knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
blown glass
Inkwell

Inscription

"Ha" (Engraved)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 3/4 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. Stuart Pratt

Accession Number

1969.475

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)