This is a very ornate Victorian bronze inkwell. The entire piece has a heavy rococo influence. It doesn’t matter from which angle you view this piece, it has a striking appearance. It is heavily scrolled and on the bottom front is a very detailed face. The cover of the inkwell is hinged and works perfectly. It also retains the original porcelain inkwell insert. In the center is a porcelain insert with an exquisite hand painted portrait of an attractive woman with a large red feathered hat and a beautiful necklace. The approximate size is 8 ½ inches long and 6 3/8 inches deep by 5 inches to the top of the finial on the cover and is in excellent condition. This is an exceptional vintage French inkwell and would look great on your desk.
Item ID: A-410
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