A wonderful bronze inkwell, Northern Italy, ca. 1490-1540 AD.
A tripod inkwell, typical for the period, hollowed for a glass inlay now lost. Each leg shaped as a winged female deities.
A rare Inkwell with a particularly fine thick patina.
Size: ca. 12 cm. wide and 9,3 cm. tall. Very heavy bronze cast.
Condition: Choice for the type with much smooth wear and uncleaned patina.
Ex. S. Egeskov Antiques dealer (member of Cinoa), was 18.000 d. kr. (ca. $2800) in his shop.
High quality Italian Renaissance bronze Inkwell, ca. 1500-1540 AD