Antique Art Nouveau Brass Desk Inkwell with Ceramic Insert

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 3162



  • This Victorian era Brass Desk Inkwell with Ceramic Insert features beautiful Art Nouveau design with Scrolls, Bows and Berries. 
  • Comes with ceramic well which fits good and seems to be original. 
  • Circa 1800's 

More Info 

  • Condition:  Good - item has some tarnishing and little scuffing but no major blemishes. The inkwell lid has a little play in it but does close flush. Ceramic insert has couple tiny chips around top edge which can be seen in the final photo but does not have any cracks and will still hold ink just fine.
  • Size:  6 1/2 x 5 "
  • Weight:  9.4 oz


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The definitions of our condition standards are as follows:

EXCELLENT - Item shows no visible imperfections or blemishes with little or no signs of wear and has not had any repairs or restoration performed. 

GOOD - Item shows some signs of normal wear consistent with the age and handling of the item and may have some minor imperfections such as light scratches, dings or fading.

FAIR - Item shows more noticeable imperfections such as chips, cracks and may have been touched up or repaired or is missing a component. 

Note:  Some of the Vintage Sterling Silver items offered for sell on our website have been cleaned or polished by the previous owners and some have not.  Due to the varying schools of thought concerning cleaning Vintage Sterling Silver we do not clean or polish any of these type of items and instead choose to leave that decision in the hands of our customers.