This is a inkwell. It was designed by Alexandre Bigot and Edward Colonna. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is stoneware, bronze, gold, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Mrs. Alice Stern.
It is credited
Gift of Alice Stern.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 9 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
On underside of body:  "A. Bigot", incised in script (factory mark);  "D 142 CF 10 / BO 5", incised signature.
Cite this object as
Inkwell Inkwell; Designed by Alexandre Bigot and Edward Colonna; France; stoneware, bronze, gold, glass; H x diam.: 9 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Alice Stern; 1990-118-1-a,b