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Object ID 001779

Object Name Glass inkwell

Object Desc Small glass ink well with metal lid. Lid is gold and blue with embossed design on top. Glass inkwell is an octogon.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002020a-b

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Category Stationery Items


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 10

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords inkwells,fountain pens,ink,writing,

Title Glass inkwell

Description Small, octogonal inkwell with metal lid. A: inwell has angled sides with narrow ledge at top that leads into small lip that the lid sides on. B: lid is metal with narrow bottom. Top is embossed with a design that has the letter" B" on either side. At center is an oval shape. The interior is blueish in color.


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Height 1.5

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Width 1.38

Depth 1.38

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Image Caption CMY2020a-b



Date MAR 18,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Unsure if lid and inkwell are a set, they were found together in box. A: glass has minor wear on bottom side. On top lip there are white accretions. B: Metal is very tarnished and worn. Surface scratches. Appears that it was painted which is worn off.