Sinclaire Letter Opener

Object Name: 
Sinclaire Letter Opener

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Object Name: 
Sinclaire Letter Opener
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.123 C
Dimensions: 
(A) L: 21.6 cm, W: 6.6 cm; (B) L: 15.2 cm, W: 7.8; (C) L: 12.3 cm; (D) H: 13.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1904
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Douglas Sinclaire
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and engraved. (A) Rectangular tray with sloping sides; top rim cut and polished; sides engraved with a band of laurel leaves. (B) Pen with gold nib marked "JOHN/HOLLAND/CIN O/No2" pushed into gold stem with engraved decoration and mother-of-pearl end. (C) Mother-of-pearl pointed blade-like letter opener. (D) Calendar - rectangular mold-blown holder engraved with row of laurel leaves and holding ivory cards with names of months, week days and numbers hand lettered in red and black. (E) Letter rack - U-shaped with Sinclaire trademark of an "S" in a laurel wreath engraved on one side.
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Provenance: 
Sinclaire, Mrs. Douglas, Source
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