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Inkwell And Stand (Switzerland)

This is a Inkwell and stand. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is earthenware?, metal, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by C. Helme Strater Jr., John B. Strater and Margaret S. Robinson. It is credited Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.

  • Writing Toolbox (England)
  • enamel on copper, gilt copper, glass, wood.
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.245.26.
  • 21.2012.1
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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: 11.5 x 20 cm (4 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

Inkwell And Stand (Switzerland); earthenware?, metal, glass; H x W x D: 11.5 x 20 cm (4 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection; 1976-1-152-a/e

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