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Faience Inkwell, Antique Art Supply, Vintage Ink Holder, Desk Accessory, Calligraphers Tool

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+ $11.75 shipping
+ $11.75 shipping


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Here's an inkwell worthy of a calligrapher and bound to inspire the most flowing work. This vintage faience inkwell has two pieces; a large well and a substantial holder, fit for a writer of important missives! One can imagine a Viennese woman writing a note at her desk, surrounded by flowers and carved Rococo furniture as she dips her pen into the well.

It's a hand-painted piece with some worn edges that add to its sense of history. Someone used it regularly; it still had remnants of ink when it was acquired but has since been thoroughly cleaned.

This is a heavy, two-part piece. It's an antique and there's a little wear at one corner, but it's in good condition and is about 8" wide and 5" high.

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