Charming, highly detailed, figural inkwell. The boy's head lifts to reveal the glass insert, and in front of it is a small compartment for pen nibs. Molder in his old, tattered hat is a hole that serves as a pen holder. I believe that the glass insert is original, but I am not certain. It has a tiny chip on the rim. On the inside of the lid is a small dark spot. Probably an old ink stain. Otherwise, this piece is in excellent condition. Nice, vintage patina. I have not cleaned, or polished it. The only marks are, "4557" on the bottom. It measures 6 inches long by 3 to 3.5 inches wide, and and 2.5 inches at the tallest point.
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