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19thC Inkwell In the Form Of A Shell

£95.00 Approx $116.56, €110.59

Code: 10857



A charming late 19thC Inkwell, in the form of an artillery shell, and the first of its type which I have encountered.

The skillfully crafted brass body with painted decoration has a button which when pressed allows the hinged lid to fold back, revealing a glass inset inkwell. A typical late Victorian novelty which would have appealed to a travelling writer, or the military officer on campaign.

Measuring 2.5 inches tall.