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Inkstand

Inkstand

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brass, damascened with silver

  • Museum number:

    8867-1861

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

The engraved decoration on this brass inkwell is in the Renaissance style. The well sits on three ram's heads and is damascened with silver.

Physical description

Decorated with chased renaissance ornament, and supported on three rams' heads.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brass, damascened with silver

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 in, Diameter: 4.25 in

Descriptive line

Brass inkkstand supported on three rams' heads and decorated with chased ornament, Italian, 16th century

Materials

Brass

Subjects depicted

Ram

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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