Inkwell and Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-5609

Description

A) Inkwell: square glass block with cut scrolls on sides. B) Lid: removable mushroom-shaped silver cap with stamped art nouveau design. C) Square tray with stamped art nouveau borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
trays
lead glass
silver (metal)
stamping (forming)
glass (material)
Art Nouveau
Glass
Silver
Art Nouveau
Stamped
INKWELL AND TRAY

Inscription

B) Pseudo hallmarks and ""STERLING"" on lip, cipher ""J.R.M."" on top. C) Base stamped ""Bigelow-Kennard & Co./[pseudo hallmarks]/STERLING.B2025.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.891ABC

Maker

Bigelow, Kennard & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

2.875 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.891A-C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)