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Inkwell

Object Number: 
2002.1.2114
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 3 x 6 1/2 in. (12.4 x 7.6 x 16.5 cm)
Description: 
Metal ink well with a base decorated with fencing swords, a boy's school pack with books and baseball bat and a large egg shaped vessel with a cat's head on the lid. The lid opens on a hinge to expose an inkwell with a clear glass liner. The lid is engraved "Charley's Aunt/ Performance Wed. Feb. 7th 1894/ Standard Theatre N.Y.", and another cat's head in embossed onto the inside of the lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group