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This beautiful inkstand dates from the late 19th Century and was made in France. It is done in a technique called champleve, where brass has enamel inlay embedded into it.

The inkstand has what appears to be a white alabaster center and a wide brass border with the enamel inlay. The inkwell sits on the top. It is made of brass and has the enamel work on its hinged cover. There is a missing glass or ceramic insert - easy to find. There are two brass holders at the front to rest your pens.

The enamel colors are lovely shades of blue and red and white. Some of the enamel work has very negligible wear at the corners, just noted for accuracy. .

The piece measures 8 1/2" long and 5 1/2" wide. It sits on four brass feet and is about 5" high to the top of the inkwell. A fine addition to your French décor.

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ITEM ID
002893
ITEM TYPE
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Antique French Champleve Inkstand With Alabaster

$265

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