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Inkwell

Description

An early seventeenth-century inkwell; copper-alloy (bell metal/bronze); inscribed and dated in relief; squat bell-shaped, shield cartouche with Merchant's mark; chained lid; internal glass container (broken); quill holders added onto sides.

  • Measurements

  • Diameter

    100 mm

  • Marks & inscriptions

    Correlis Dehane / Ao 1607,

  • Location

    New Place - Exhibition Centre

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust