Search Term Record

  • Email This Page
Name Inkwell

Associated Records

Image of Inkwell - 1906 ca

Inkwell - 1906 ca

This is a Tiffany Favrile green glass and bronze round inkwell. The bronze molds the glass and is cut into an ornate grapevine / branch pattern. The round top is hinged. A glass container for ink is set inside the brass base (1976.1.1333b). According to Curator M. Whitehead, the desk set was made by Tiffany c1906. The green pieces are in the "Grapevine" pattern, bronze over green favrile glass.

Image of Inkwell -

Inkwell -

This is an Art Nouveau Gilt-bronze lily pad form inkwell. The bell form pad has a lateral hinged lid and is mounted with a toad. There are raised veins in the lily pad base. A folded leaf at the top of the hinged lid holds a pen.