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PORCELAIN INKWELL EARLY 19TH C.
Early 19th Century

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  • Xupes Reference DA1402125
  • Age Early 19th Century
  • Condition The inkwell presents well and is offered without loss or restoration. There is some damage to the removable central inkwell with a repair to a break in the lid. There is also some cracking to the base extending up the edges of the stand. These are barely visible from above and despite a few other cracks around the body the inkwell looks stunning. Certainly a wonderful and rare display piece although priced in consideration of its condition and a wonderful addition to any serious collection!   View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • We offer this stunning antique porcelain pedestal inkwell applied with lion heads and with a striking blue stipe and gilded floral design dating from the early 19th century. This superb white porcelain inkwell has a central pedestal container with a recessed top with pen quill holes either side and with a central reserve supporting a removable inkwell with matching cover. The body of the inkwell has moulded lion heads to the either side and the whole is mounted on wide rounded stand with raised edges. The inkwell is decorated with dark blue stripe design with trailing leafy stems applied in fine gilding with gilding and blue ribbon designs applied around the edges. The finely made cover is of domed shape with a centrally mounted bud knop and is similarly decorated. The inkwell is not marked.

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