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Object ID XX.2009.810
Object Name Inkstand
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date 20th Century
Description Cast iron inkstand holding glass inkwell. Inkstand manufactured by The A. Lietz Company. Inkwell manufactured by Dietzgen. Inkstand has lever which keeps inkwell capped until pedal is pushed to tip cap up. Believed to be designed for architects, surveyors and/or drafters who wanted the convenience of an inkstand which could be operated with one hand.
Manufacturer A. Lietz Company
Maker A. Lietz Company
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Place of Origin San Francisco, CA.
Dimension Details 3 1/2-in. OH x 5 1/2-in. OL x 2 1/2-in. OW
(measured without extending arm)
Material Cast iron/Glass/Metal
Subjects Telephone Equipment and supplies
Search Terms Telephone
Number of images 2