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Inkstand with Inkwell


Image: Inkstand with Inkwell (Cat. no. 57.00010)
by Unidentified
Sterling silver, cut glass, 1890 ca.
Overall measurement
      Height: 8.5 inches  (21.6 cm)
      Width:  13.88 inches  (35.2 cm)
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
Cat. no. 57.00010.001
On March 4, 1897, Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson was presented this sterling silver standish (inkstand) by members of the U.S. Senate.