Inkwell

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Object Name: 
Inkwell
Accession Number: 
55.4.220
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm; Rim Diam: 5.1 cm; Base Diam: 5.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1830
Primary Description: 
Inkwell. Transparent pale aquamarine glass; blown-three-mold, with applied decoration; cylindrical body with concave base having slight pontil mark, slightly sunken shoulder, cylindrical neck; body patterned in GIII-29 pattern; on shoulder three crimped applied swans.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
The Gothic Revival Style in America, 1830-1870
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 31, bottom, second from right; BIB# 98018
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 10, #4, pp. 124-125; BIB# 25299