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Inkstand with Inkwell


TitleInkstand with Inkwell
Artist/MakerUnidentified
Date1890 ca.
MediumSterling silver, cut glass
Dimensions h. 8.5 x  w. 13.88 in. ( h. 21.6 x  w. 35.2 cm)
Credit LineU.S. Senate Collection
Accession Number57.00010.001


  • Object Description
  • On March 4, 1897, Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson was presented this sterling silver standish (inkstand) by members of the U.S. Senate.
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
  • Stamp (underside of standish): J. Karr / Sterling; and (engraved on front shield) PRESENTED / To / Vice President / Adlai E. Stevenson / BY THE / SENATORS / WASHINGTON, D.C. / March 4 1897