Lot 237: CAST METAL INKWELL SETS - Likely brass
December 10, 2016
Seattle, WA, USALive Auction
Description: CAST METAL INKWELL SETS - Likely brass. One having a compressed ovoid form, four feet, and openwork-dragon border; mask-form at screw-on basket handle bases and at ends; two removable wells with hinged tops. No glass. Apparently unmarked; condition fair: tarnish; few dents at edges of fitted areas. 5"H x 14"W x 7.5"D. The other chevron-shaped with a screw-on back panel showing a lion face; two fixed wells with removable metal inserts. Both apparently unmarked. Condition fair: some tarnish; rust on screws of latter.