This lovely inkwell is very different. It is mounted on an embossed heavy brass tray. The inkwell is a heavy silver plate embossed triangular inkwell with a copper lid with an embossed mythological image.The three footed inkwell also has mythological figures at each leg and embossed designs.There is a glass ink pot under the center figural lid. In excellent condition with age wear. The plate measures 8 1/2 " in diameter. The metal inkwell is 5" high by 5" wide. It is bolted to the plate.Absolutely stunning and rare. The piece is mid 19th century.