Rare Primitive Cast iron Inkwell Marked "Patent" with Removable Lid & Glass Insert ! Ca. 1865.

Primitive 12 sided Cast iron Inkwell Marked "Patent" on side with Removable Threaded Lid & Glass Insert ! Circa 1860's to 1870's.

Scalloped pointy top can is the Pen rest for any rotational position.

The Threaded Lid also has a groove with a wrapped string in it to act as a seal for the ink, and dampen the glass from vibration.

Measures 2 1/4 inches High, and 2 7/8 inches in Base Diameter.

Weighs 1 Pound and 5.8 Ounces.

Condition : Overall Cast iron is Undamaged and unscrews easily, but I think the glass insert is a later replacement.

Item ID: 3113

$120 $88 USD REDUCED

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