Elegant antique Napoleon III era French Empire style 4.5" wide desk top inkwell, thick & heavy cut crystal body with unique shaping, pen holder grooves and ornate pierced or reticulated gilt bronze casing & cap! Wonderful! A single inkwell here with a nice larger size and a quite unique ovoid shape. The cut crystal body has a large blown bubble reservoir and is encased in gilded bronze floral garland. The large bulbous top with a very French Neoclassical style medallion. Fabulous! We're also adding a scrumptious 7pc Baccarat French Empire style desk or writer's set this week so, be sure to take a look at it while you're with us. Thanks!
Very good condition. Some slight spots of tarnish to the top but no denting that I can see. A bit of scuffing to the base and possibly a tiny nip or two to the crystal body but no larger chips, no cracks, damage or repairs. See pictures for all measurements.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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