19th Century Inkwell with Mother of Pearl Inlay

This is a truly exquisite piece. It is a black lacquered papier mache inkwell with Mother of Pearl Inlay, from the 19th Century. It has two glass inkpots, one of whom has the top. I dropped it as I was taking it from my desk to photograph, and have damaged a small area on the side. Thankfully, it does not touch any of the decoration. I have the piece, but I do not repair items...just reduce the price accordingly! I believe this minor damage can be easily repaired. In addition, it has come loose from the base and can be easily glued since both pieces, with the exception of the small damage, are unbroken. Because of this, we are drastically reducing the price.

Size: 11 1/2" x 9"

I have it since 1986, and really enjoy it.

Item ID: 2001

$2,250 $950 USD REDUCED

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Barkus Farm Antiques, Collectibles and Fine Art

Miriam Barkus, Davie, FL   

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