Travelling Inkwell

Travelling Inkwell

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Reference

5916

This inkwell is a variation of the more common square inkwells that were made throughout the 19th century.

It is unusual in that the glass bottle has eleven faceted sides with a round brass top. Its cap locks securely with a hinged wing nut in the same manner as the standard square version. Mid 19th century.

Dimensions:

Height 4 cm / 1 34"
Width 4.5 cm / 1 "
Depth 4.5 cm / 1 "
Period

Mid 19th Century

Medium

Brass & Glass

Country

England

Exhibitions
The Portable Empire

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