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Traveling inkstand

British, London
Overall: 1 3/8 × 1 7/8 × 1 7/8 in. (3.5 × 4.8 × 4.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John C. Gray, 1910
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on front: [script] Charles Dickens

On bottom: From the Gadshill Sale, 1870

Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] T (London date letter for 1814–15);
[4] sovereign's head (duty mark).

Location of marks:
On proper right side
Mrs. John C. Gray (until 1910; to MMA)
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