Inkstand

Object Number: 
1936.779a-d
Date: 
ca. 1870-1900
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 16.5 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on base of rim: "16" painted: on edge of lid: "16 20" impressed: beneath lid: "I"
Description: 
Molded basket-weave porcelain inkstand with lid; enamelled bird, cherries, and grass applied to lid with pierced and gilt rim.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this inkstand belonged to Angela Burr Corse, wife of Cadwalader Evans, and they were married in 1872.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group