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Inkwell, 19th century

This is a inkwell. It was manufactured by Sormani. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

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  • Inkwell Box, 1900–10
  • patinated bronze, blown glass.
  • The Collection of Richard H. Driehaus, Chicago.
  • 72.2015.3

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.5 x 15.1 x 14.2 cm (2 9/16 x 5 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Inkwell, 19th century; Manufactured by Sormani ; silver; H x W x D: 6.5 x 15.1 x 14.2 cm (2 9/16 x 5 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1931-65-6-a,b

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