A 19th Century French Ormolu and glass ball ink bottle.

A 19th Century French Ormolu and glass ball ink bottle.

Code: LB14378

Dimensions:

W: 5.5cm (2.2")H: 9cm (3.5")

£65.00
 

A 19th Century French Ormolu and glass ball ink bottle. The bottle formed as a flat bottomed glass ball with a small ink reservoir and has a delicate pierced floral and scroll decoration around the neck and a hinged bun-shaped lid with applied floral finial. 9cm high, 5.5cm diameter.

 

Condition: The gilding is quite worn in places and the glass has some scuffs but from the inside it appears the inkwell has never been used.