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Inkstand

John Coney
(1655/56–1722)

Date: 1710–20
Geography: New England, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture: American
Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 4 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. (10.5 x 16.5 cm); 23 oz. 14 dwt. (736.7 g) Glass ink pot with silver cover: 1 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (4.4 x 5.7 cm); 4 oz. 12 dwt. (143.3 g) Pounce pot: 1 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. (2.9 x 6.7 cm); 2 oz. 10 dwt. (78.2 g) Wafer pot cover: 9/16 x 2 5/16 in. (1.4 x 5.9 cm); 1 oz. 2 dwt. (34.5 g) Stand and attached parts: 15 oz. 9 dwt. (480.7 g)
Classification: Silver
Credit Line: Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number: 24.109.36a–d

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