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desk set

Object Number: 
1925.39a-d
Date: 
1780-1880
Medium: 
Pewter, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 6 x 4 in. ( 7 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular tray with canted, scalloped corners on four ball and claw feet fitted with two cylindrical pen holders, cylindrical sand shaker and ink jar (both removable) and central cylinrical container with removable top and cork backing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group