Overall: 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 16.5 x 9.5 cm )
painted: on base of rim: "16" painted: on edge of lid: "16 20" impressed: beneath lid: "I"
Molded basket-weave porcelain inkstand with lid; enamelled bird, cherries, and grass applied to lid with pierced and gilt rim.
According to the donor, this inkstand belonged to Angela Burr Corse, wife of Cadwalader Evans, and they were married in 1872.
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.