- 15th century
- Leather (Cuir bouilli), on wood core with textile interior, traces of gilding
- Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (12 x 6.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1950
- Accession Number:
- 50.53.2a, b
This tooled leather box served as an inkwell. Other boxes of similar construction but different shape were used for holding quills, rulers, or knives and for storing ink pigments and pounce (powder for drying a page).