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Large Travel Inkwell

Category: Archive

Subcategory: Desk Items

A large Travel Inkwell with the case made of leather on pressed brass.

On opening the case, you expect there to be 2 inkwells and perhaps a pen wipe due to the size. However, this version is a little different. It has one glass inkwell with a sprung padded lid, a compartment with hinged lid for stamps. a pen wipe and a small roller blotter.

The leather used has been passed through a rolling machine to give it a grained effect and the brass to the interior has been engraved. Early 20th Century.

  • Dimensions:
    H 4cm x W 8.5cm x D 8.5cm
    H 1½" x W 3¼" x D 3¼"

  • Period: Early 20th Century.
  • Medium: Leather on Brass
  • Country: England
  • Style: Travel Inkwell
  • Exhibition: Departure of the 6th
  • Condition: Good
  • Reference Number: 82262