Inkstand

English
18th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.9 x 7.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

19.1439a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; pewter

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pewter

Cubical with two drawers in front, hinged cover over bottle, holes in corners for pens.

Inscription

Scatched on bottom - 14th of Oct 1844 S A Green brought this from Wendel / from my Grandfather's house. S. A. Green.

Provenance

By 1910, Dr. Samuel A. Green; 1919, Bequest of Dr. Samuel A. Green to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Samuel A. Green