Inkwell with metal ink container

about 1780


Dimensions

10.16 x 12.7 x 13.33 cm (4 x 5 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.138a-b

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

early history unknown; collected in the twentieth century by Elisabeth Carver Whittier; by 1977, by descent to her daughter and son-in-law, Virginia Whittier Warthin and Thomas Angell Warthin, Norwood, Massachusetts;1979, donated by Dr. and Mrs. Warthin (accession date March 14, 1979).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Warthin in memory of Elisabeth Carver Whittier