Inkwell

Object Number: 
1945.325
Date: 
1700-1720
Medium: 
Porcelain, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 × 3 3/4 × 6 3/4 in. (8.3 × 9.5 × 17.1 cm)
Description: 
Cylindrical vessel with flared upper and lower sections, holding cylindrical brass well and cover; baluster-shaped turned wooden handle projects from side; decorated in blue underglaze with flowers and images of books and scrolls; brass disk beneath base.
Gallery Label: 
The handle and the brass could have possibly been added later.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group