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Object Name: Inkstand or inkwell
Date: 1840-1880
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Medium: Iron, glass
Dimensions: Overall (a): 6 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 11 1/2 in. (15.9 × 15.9 × 29.2 cm)
Place made: Europe, Germany
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
Object Number: 1933.222a-e
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Marks: Stamped on bottom: "VERLAG BEI / E. G. ZIMMERMANN. HANAU."