Inkstand, Inkwell and Cover

17th century (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Octagonal inkstand, with inkwell and cover of tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours with lambrequins and floral ornaments. Four small holes for the pens.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Inkstand
  • Inkwell
  • Inkwell Cover
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours
Brief Description
Inkstand, inkwell and cover of earthenware, Rouen pottery factory, Rouen, 17th century.
Physical Description
Octagonal inkstand, with inkwell and cover of tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours with lambrequins and floral ornaments. Four small holes for the pens.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.6cm
  • Depth: 9cm
  • Length: 9.1cm
  • Weight: 0.330cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. C. H. Jurnen Per Miss E. H. Campbell
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.91 to B-1919

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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