Inkwell in Plaster Holder

Object Name: 
Inkwell in Plaster Holder

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Object Name: 
Inkwell in Plaster Holder
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Inkwell H: about 2.9 cm; Inkwell Rim Diam: 5 cm; Holder H: 5.8 cm, W: about 6.9 cm
Not on Display
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.
Mazda, Abbas, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 84-85, #750; BIB# 113723