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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1990

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

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Inkwell (France), ca. 1900

This is a Inkwell. It was created by Alexandre Bigot and designed by Edward Colonna. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is stoneware, bronze (gilded), glass, stone?. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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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 diam.: 9 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On underside of body: "A. Bigot" impressed in script; "D 142 CF 10 / BO 5" scratched above signature. On underside of the base "A Bigot" impressed in script. Above this name is scratched "D 142 CF 10/BO5."

Cite this object as

Inkwell (France), ca. 1900; Designed by Edward Colonna (German, 1862–1948); stoneware, bronze (gilded), glass, stone?; H x diam.: 9 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.); 1990-118-1-a,b

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