This brass inkwell has a hexagon shape, with a lid, that slides into it's body. The lid is dome shaped . It is 2 and 3/4" tall, and its base is 3". The condition is very good, no scratches. The lid appears to have a barely visible 1/4" diameter dent. This inkwell is 19th. century, and a handsome accessory for any desk or collection. Shipping and insurance is included in the price.