Industrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass BottleIndustrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass BottleIndustrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass BottleIndustrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass BottleIndustrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass BottleIndustrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass BottleIndustrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass Bottle

For your consideration is a vintage black enamel painted cast iron ink well holder with the original glass ink bottle. It reads on the bottom of the bottle: Higgins Drawing Ink. (So this inkwell was apparently made for and used by a artist.) There is still some dry old ink in the bottle, also. The black enamel painted cast iron holder has a flat press handle that, when you push down on it, the lid on the bottle lifts up. The bottle is held in place by a horseshoe shaped silver tone metal arm that is attached to the inkwell holder. The base of the holder is oval in shape, also. On top of the black lid is a screw on adjustment screw, so you can replace the spring attached on the inside or underside of the lid & the plastic cap that acts as the lid of the bottle. (There is a small 2/8"L crack on this plastic lid that is very hard to see unless you are looking for it. This is a heavy item due to the cast iron, and it is very unusual! I have never seen a inkwell such as this one before. It is in very good, vintage & collectible condition. Approx.: 3 1/4"T X 5 1/2"L X 3 1/2"W. Unmarked! (Great addition to any inkwell collection or for use, also!)

Item ID: 17948


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Industrial Black Cast Iron Base Push Handle Ink Well With Glass Bottle

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