From a Texas estate of collectors of art, antiques and interesting items, this inkwell is one of a collection the family had. It is simple in design with a 1 ½” square pressed clear glass inkwell held in place by a black metal holder that is bradded to a ½” thick round of sawn pine, measuring 5 ½” wide. The tree rings are very distinctive as is the bark. At the front of the wooden base is a celluloid tag stating that this is a souvenir of Kansas City, Mo. The inkwell wasn’t just for looking at, because it has wear marks and some spots that could be from ink drops and the celluloid is missing two corners, but that just adds to the character and charm of the piece. It is hard to see, but the metal holder has a scallop design to it and isn’t just for utilitarian purposes. It’s a great piece for those who hail from Kansas City or for an avid Chiefs fan – Go Chiefs!!!

This would be an interesting addition to your desk accessories collection or to use every day with a vintage pen. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Bluebonnet Hill Estates & Antiques

1920s Souvenir Inkwell from Kansas City


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    Bluebonnet Hill Estates & Antiques

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