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1951

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Inkwell

This is a inkwell. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Benjamin Moore.

Its dimensions are

a) H x W x D: 22.2 × 14.5 × 24.5 cm (8 3/4 × 5 11/16 × 9 5/8 in.) b) H x diam.: 2.7 × 6.4 cm (1 1/16 × 2 1/2 in.) c) H x diam.: 2.7 × 6.4 cm (1 1/16 × 2 1/2 in.) d) H x diam.: 4.6 × 6.3 cm (1 13/16 × 2 1/2 in.) e) H x diam.: 3.6 × 6 cm (1 7/16 × 2 3/8 in.) f) H x diam.: 4.8 × 4.5 cm (1 7/8 × 1 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Inkwell; glazed earthenware; a) H x W x D: 22.2 × 14.5 × 24.5 cm (8 3/4 × 5 11/16 × 9 5/8 in.) b) H x diam.: 2.7 × 6.4 cm (1 1/16 × 2 1/2 in.) c) H x diam.: 2.7 × 6.4 cm (1 1/16 × 2 1/2 in.) d) H x diam.: 4.6 × 6.3 cm (1 13/16 × 2 1/2 in.) e) H x diam.: 3.6 × 6 cm (1 7/16 × 2 3/8 in.) f) H x diam.: 4.8 × 4.5 cm (1 7/8 × 1 3/4 in.); 1951-164-5-a/f

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