Inkwell and liner: Japanese motifs

 
Inkwell and liner: Japanese motifs
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  • Title :     Inkwell and liner: Japanese motifs
  • Artist:     Christopher Dresser Designer Elkington & Co., Ltd. Maker
  • Accession:     85.9.9 a,b
  • Country:     Great Britain Birmingham
  • Date:     circa 1885
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1 2-1/2 diameter Dimensions, liner (a) Inches 2-3/4 7-5/8 diameter Dimensions, inkwell (b), Centimeters 2.5 6.4 diameter Dimensions, liner (a) Centimeters 7.0 19.4 diameter Dimensions, inkwell (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.9 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Electroplated silver over white metal inkwell with glass liner; repoussé Japanese motifs of fans, chrysanthemums, birds and branches on exterior; wide circular outer rim with central inkwell with attached lid in center and wheel-engraved glass liner inside. a: liner, b: inkwell