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1968

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2015

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Inkstand

This is a inkstand. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is brass, inlaid marble, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Janet Thorpe.

  • Inkstand (France)
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2006-27-9-a/d
  • Knife (USA)
  • cast and chased silver.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 1996-81-6

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.5 x 20 x 13.5 cm (2 15/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Inkstand; brass, inlaid marble, glass; H x W x D: 7.5 x 20 x 13.5 cm (2 15/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.); 1968-115-1-a/c

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