Crown Travel Inkwell

Crown Travel Inkwell

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Reference

82770

A Travel inkwell made of leather on a thin brass case.

The inkwell has a hidden sprung button to the front which release the red leather top. The interior has a second lid released by a sprung catch to the side. The underside of the internal lid has a sprung pad which forms a seal against the neck of the glass inkwell. A large number of novelty inkwells such as this one were made either side of 1900 to a variety of designs. This one is very decorative with the use of paint to the leather to highlight the design and the brass cross to the top. Circa 1900.

Dimensions:

Height 6.98 cm / 2 34"
Width 5.46 cm / 2 332"
Depth 5.71 cm / 2 316"
Year

Circa 1900

Medium

leather on brass

Condition

Good, Cross replaced

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