Gladstone Bag Novelty Inkwell

Gladstone Bag Novelty Inkwell

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A leather on brass novelty Travel Inkwell in the form of a leather Gladstone or Square Mouth Bag.

The detail to the inkwell is good with a moveable brass handle and brass to the imitation closed mouth. A sprung release button is hidden under the leather to one of the short ends and it releases the catch holding the top. A further catch releases the internal lid to the glass inkwell.

Novelty travel inkwells were made in a wide variety of forms from globes to hat boxes. Circa 1900.

Dimensions:

Height 3.81 cm / 1 12"
Width 4.44 cm / 1 34"
Depth 3.17 cm / 1 14"
Year

Circa 1900

Medium

Leather on metal

Style

Novelty Inkwell

Exhibitions
The Salute
Condition

Goos

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