This item is a real man thing. It is a METAL INKSTAND with HUNTER, DOG and BLOTTER. It is painted metal and is in excellent condition. it features two inkwells, a standing hunter complete with rifle,and pipe. There is a hunting dog at his feet and a pen tray in the front portion of the stand. Included is a separate blotter with a hunter bust as a knob. The inkstand measures 11" by 6" and 6 3/4"H. It appears to be German or Austrian.