A wonderful Grand Tour Paris ink well in the form of a stone fountain with classical mask and lion on the top. The lion and mask are verdigris to imitate bronze and the stone work a slight pink. The lid lifts off to reveal an inkwell inside. Marked on the bottom of the lid with an incised script C. Good overall condition - lid has a small chip on the underside of the rim - does not show. Gilt rubbing and minor scratches consistent with age. Measures 3.75" deep x 3.5" long x 3.5" tall.
Antique 19th century Old Paris Porcelain Inkwell in the Form of a Roman Fountain with Lion 1810