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Portable inkwell neck

Object Number: 
1921.28a
Date: 
1770-1810
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Brass inkwell neck; hollow and cone-shaped.
Gallery Label: 
This inkwell neck was found in 1920 during subway excavations at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group