Ink-stand; bronze; base plate with crab and shells; one shell hollow to contain the ink; part of a set.

An00153371 001 l

Thing

Made Of
bronze
Type of Thing
ink-stand
Subject
shell, crustacean
Techniques
cast

People

Acquired From
Sloane, Hans to The British Museum

Place

In Gallery
G1/wp179
Made In
Padua, London

Time

Acquired In
1753
Made
16thC(early), 1740s

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