Inkwell with Stopper

Object Name: 
Inkwell with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Inkwell with Stopper
Accession Number: 
79.4.265
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm, Diam: 12.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1937
Credit Line: 
Gift of Otto W. Hilbert
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; bottle blown and tooled; stopper tooled; both ground and polished. (a) short vessel with wide body; rim outsplayed with rounded lip; short cylindrical neck which splays at bottom and merges with shoulder; wall with sloping shoulder with rounded edge, below which it curves downward and slightly outward to bottom; flat base with small concavity at center, presumably where pontil mark was removed by grinding and polishing; scratched signature on bottom, near edge: "Steuben" in cursive script; (b) spherical knop above short cylindrical stem with disk-shaped molding; tapering toward bottom, with bevel at junction with base, flat underside; scratched on bottom: "S" or "5".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hilbert, Otto, Source
1979
Color: 
Inscription: 
S or 5
Mark
Scratched on bottom
Glass and Glamour: Steuben's Modern Moment, 1930-1960
Venue(s)
Museum of the City of New York 2003-10-14 through 2004-04-11
Steuben at the '39 World's Fair
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1989-09-12 through 1989-11-18