Ink stand w/candle holder and 2 ink jars w/lids

Object Number: 
1933.222a-e
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Iron, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 6 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 11 1/2 in. (15.9 × 15.9 × 29.2 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: on bottom: "VERLAG BEI/E. G. ZIMMERMAN. HANAU."
Description: 
Cast iron inkstand with oblong, cusped form, pierced flange handles and feet, and four faceted glass jars to be fitted into two circular holes in inkstand; jars have cast iron lids with pointed finials and foliage borders; back plate has two opposite swans on pierced nests and a candle socket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group