Inkwell

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-57378

Description

Black cylindrical inkwell with fluted sides; domed top with central well; two holes

Details

Descriptive Terms

inkwells
stoneware (pottery)
basalt (basic igneous rock)
Stoneware
Basalt
Inkwell

Pattern

Basalt

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.4239