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Wooden Inkwells
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. Two inkwells, including one with carved initials WP, and one with a mottled finish and gilt floral decorations with paper label on bottom, reading Patent. S. Silliman & Co. Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers, Chester Con.; largest dia. 3.5 in.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $153.75
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