Rosewood Berry's Patent Travel Inkwell

Rosewood Berry's Patent Travel Inkwell

£145
Reference

82568

A turned rosewood Berry Patent Travelling Inkwell.

The top of the inkwell unscrews to reveal the neck of the glass bottle surrounded by a metal collar. The underside of the lid is lined in rubber with a central lug the size of the bottle's aperture. The patent is likely to refer to the spring underneath the glass bottle, which pushes it up to make a watertight fit with the lug.

The top of the inkwell is stamped Berry's Patent with a crown to the wood. The company made a number of inkwells in different shapes and sizes, some in turned rosewood others of brass covered in leather. Mid 19th Century.

Dimensions:

Height 5.71 cm / 2 316"
Width 3.17 cm / 1 316"
Depth 3.17 cm / 1 316"
Period

Mid 19th Century

Medium

Rosewood

Country

England

Signed

Berry's Patent

Style

Treen Inkwell

Exhibitions
The Salute
Condition

Good

Edition

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