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De La Rue Casket Inkwell

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Category
Maker / Retailer
Reference
81422
Height
2 1/4" (5.5 cm)
Width
1 3/4" (4.5 cm)
Depth
1 1/4" (3 cm)
A nickel plated Travelling Inkwell marked De La Rue & Co. Casket Ink.

The inkwell's lid is held by a sprung clip and opened by depressing a button. The lid interior is padded to act as a seal to the removable glass bottle. The Casket name probably comes from the hinged outer sleeve which further secures the inkwell. It is lined in a thin leather and when set on its side the inkwell will stand upright inside it to prevent it from tipping over. Both the case and inkwell are also marked Manufactured in Paris, Thos. De La Rue & Co. London & Paris. Circa 1900.
Height
2 1/4" (5.5 cm)
Width
1 3/4" (4.5 cm)
Depth
1 1/4" (3 cm)
Year
Circa 1900
Medium
Nickel Plate
Origin
France / England
Signed
De La Rue & Co. Casket Ink
Exhibitions
The Baggage Elephant