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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst
|Title:||Inkwell depicting Sir Robert Walpole|
|Date Made:||early 19th century|
|Type:||Written Communication Tool|
|Materials:||Ceramic; earthenware; lead glaze|
|Place Made:||Europe; United Kingdom; Great Britain; England|
|Measurements:||Overall: 3 1/8 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 1/16 in; 7.9 cm x 7.1 cm x 5.2 cm|
|Accession Number: ||MH SK B.14.F.40.1|
|Credit Line:||Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College||
SKINNER CATALOGUE: A pottery inkwell with bright orange glaze, in the form of a hollow man's head, face up, with a hole in the forehead to hold the pen and the mouth open to reach the ink. Said by Wm. H. Plummer & Co., New York City, from whom it was bought, to be a piece of Ridgway (Shelton, Staffordshire) period 1820. Not marked. Length 3 1/8 inches. Width 2 3/4 inches. Height 2 inches. Cat. 1/4/1936.
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