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Inkwell Inkwell, ca. 1900

This is a Inkwell. It was designed by Charles Greber. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is stoneware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Garance Aufaure.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (overall): 7.9 × 11.4 cm (3 1/8 × 4 1/2 in.) H x diam. (a: body): 6.4 × 11.4 cm (2 1/2 × 4 1/2 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.5 × 5.1 cm (1 × 2 in.) H x diam. (c: liner): 4.8 × 2.5 cm (1 7/8 in. × 1 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of inkwell: [1] "C. Greber", incised (designer's signature) [2] "France", incised

Cite this object as

Inkwell Inkwell, ca. 1900; Designed by Charles Greber (1853–1935); France; stoneware; H x diam. (overall): 7.9 × 11.4 cm (3 1/8 × 4 1/2 in.) H x diam. (a: body): 6.4 × 11.4 cm (2 1/2 × 4 1/2 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.5 × 5.1 cm (1 × 2 in.) H x diam. (c: liner): 4.8 × 2.5 cm (1 7/8 in. × 1 in.); Gift of Garance Aufaure; 1991-72-1-a/c

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