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Inkstand

This is a inkstand. It was manufactured by Varages Pottery Factory. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is tin-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Clare E. Thaw and Eugene V. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

  • Inkstand (France)
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2006-27-9-a/d
  • Inkstand (France)
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2008-40-6-a/d

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5.1 × 14 × 12.7 cm (2 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 5 in.)

It has the following markings

black X mark on base

Cite this object as

Inkstand; Manufactured by Varages Pottery Factory ; tin-glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 5.1 × 14 × 12.7 cm (2 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 5 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2017-20-13-a/c

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