Dimensions: H 20", W 18 1/2", D 14 1/2" Date / Circa: Circa 1900-20 Maker / Origin: Joseph Nicholson Medium: Carved pine and decorated birch bark. Miscellaneous: Perhaps the only signed piece by Joseph Nicholas. Inscribed in pencil on bottom: "From Joseph Nicholas, Princeton, Maine"
Carved Soapstone Inkwell, probably America, dated 1799, square inkwell with carved swirled domed filler hole, and four dipping holes, three sides carved with geometric patterns, one side inscribed "ARB 1799," over two roundels, (wear), ht. 2 7/8 in.