Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Inkstand

Date:
1750–70
Culture:
Chinese, for European market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (stand and cover (a, b)): 3 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 8 in. (8.9 × 11.4 × 20.3 cm); Height (sand-shaker (c)): 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); Height (ink bottle (d)): 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Gift of Winfield Foundation, 1951
Accession Number:
51.86.365a–d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: Sticker on underside of cover: SARAH POTTER CONOVER, INC.
Winfield Foundation (until 1951; to MMA) ; Helena Woolworth McCann (until d. 1938)
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