1958.1421 White Glass Bottle
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Inkpot (Inkwell or ink bottle)

  • Category:

    Glass

  • Place of Origin:

    Possibly Bohemia (northern), Bor region, Czech Republic, Germany or Switzerland, Europe

  • Date:

    1750-1775

  • Materials:

    Glass (nonlead); Enameled

  • Techniques:

    Blown, Painted, Enameled

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.1421


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.1421

Object Name

Inkpot (Inkwell or ink bottle)

Category

Glass

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Possibly Bohemia (northern), Bor region, Czech Republic, Germany or Switzerland, Europe

Origin Notes

See references.

Date

1750-1775

Materials

Glass (nonlead); Enameled

Techniques

Blown, Painted, Enameled

Dimensions (inches)

2.598 (H) , 2.362 (L) , 2.323 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

6.6 (H) , 6 (L) , 5.9 (W)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Drahotova, Olga. 1983 European Glass.
Very similar enameled white glass inkwell: p. 155, no. 110, northern Bohemia, Bor region, 1750-75
[Book] van den Bossche, Willy. 2001 Antique Glass Bottles: their history and evolution (1500-1850). 439.
Similar form and ornament inkwell: p. 281, col. pl. 227, no. 2, inkwell (or sander missing perforated plate), South Germany (Black Forest) or Fluhi (Switzerland).