This item is an attractive HORSE INKSTAND with HORSESHOE DECORATION. It's a real horse lovers item. The stand features a horse head, a riding crop and a jumping scene enclosed in a horseshoe and a jockey's cap over the inkwell. The stand measures 7" by 5 " by 2 3/4"H. It is gilded metal. There is a porcelain ink in the well that could be original.