Inkwell stand and lid

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Heart shaped, horizontally placed on three small feet. Openings in two lobes, with two inkwells, each with cover. Slight depression on top, at point. Decoration of stylized flowers and foliage.
Credit Line
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
ca. 1780
Accession Number
1931-5-15-a/e
made in
Rouen, France
Medium
Tin-glazed earthenware with cobalt
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Inkwell stand and lid