Inkwell from the Great Exhibition of Industry of All Nations

 
Inkwell from the Great Exhibition of Industry of All Nations
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  • Title :     Inkwell from the Great Exhibition of Industry of All Nations
  • Artist:     Elkington & Co., Ltd. Maker
  • Accession:     85.9.39 a,b
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     circa 1851
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1-3/4 2-1/8 diameter Dimensions, glass liner (a) Inches 2-7/8 9-7/8 diameter Dimensions, overall and inkwell (b), Centimeters 4.4 5.4 diameter Dimensions, glass liner (a) Centimeters 7.3 23.2 diameter Dimensions, overall and inkwell (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.39 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Globe-shaped electroplated silver over white metal inkwell mounted on a flat circular base; multi-paneled cast images on base depicting many facets of Art and Industry; names of famous artists surmounted by a globe bearing legend; circular faceted glass liner. a: liner, b: inkwell