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Inkwell (France), ca. 1890–1900

This is a Inkwell. It was designed by Adrien Dalpayrat. It is dated ca. 1890–1900 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is glazed stoneware, cast gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Harry C. Sigman.

This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Inkwell Box, 1900–10
  • patinated bronze, blown glass.
  • The Collection of Richard H. Driehaus, Chicago.
  • 72.2015.3

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11.7 x 12.1 x 11.7 cm (4 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On unglazed underside; signature (in script) "Dalpayrat" and illegible marks -9?5 over ?F "ox."

Cite this object as

Inkwell (France), ca. 1890–1900; Designed by Adrien Dalpayrat (French, 1844 – 1910); glazed stoneware, cast gilt bronze; H x W x D: 11.7 x 12.1 x 11.7 cm (4 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.); Gift of Harry C. Sigman; 2013-21-1

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