This object is currently on display in room 206 as part of Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest. There are 2 other images of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

This and 5 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Desk Set, ca. 1910-20.

Object Timeline

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

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Ink Well And Lid (USA), ca. 1910-20

This is a Ink well and lid. It was designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. It is dated ca. 1910-20 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is glass, bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Eric Larrabee. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Eric Larrabee.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 7.4 x 15 cm (2 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ink Well And Lid (USA), ca. 1910-20; Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933); glass, bronze; H x diam.: 7.4 x 15 cm (2 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Eric Larrabee; 1997-11-7-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest.

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