Inkwell in Plaster Holder

Object Name: 
Inkwell in Plaster Holder

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Object Name: 
Inkwell in Plaster Holder
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.1.108
Dimensions: 
Inkwell H: about 2.9 cm; Inkwell Rim Diam: 5 cm; Holder H: 5.8 cm, W: about 6.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 800-999
Primary Description: 
Inkwell: transparent pale green glass; blown. Holder: off-white plastic; molded. Inkwell: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded edge; wall vertical; base plain, with kick. Broken and repaired without loss. Dull, with light brownish weathering. Holder: cuboid. Solid, with vertical sides and horizontal top, all probably decorated in relief. Sides (clockwise): (1) trefoil arch with finial at top, flanked by two simple fleurs-de-lis, one in each upper corner; (2) missing; (3) faint trace of trefoil arch (?); (4) mostly missing, but indeterminate motifs survive in upper corners. Top: mostly missing, but small motif, possibly fleur-de-lis, survives in one corner. Sides, bottom, and part of top are considerably worn. Unabraded surfaces are light brown.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mazda, A. A., Source
1956-12-05
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