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Art Deco Glass Ink Well
Located in Asheville, NC
Glass inkwell with ball-peened silver flip cap. Blackened body with deco-clover pattern inside the glass.
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Antique 19th Century Inkwells

Materials

Glass

  • Art Deco Glass Ink Well
  • Art Deco Glass Ink Well
  • Art Deco Glass Ink Well
  • Art Deco Glass Ink Well
H 3.5 in. W 4.75 in. D 4.75 in.
Silver Plated and Clear Glass Ink Well by Walker and Hall
Located in Cheshire, GB
A silver-plated and clear glass ink well and stand, shaped square plated Stand with gadroon borders raised on four claw and ball feet supporting square glass well with plated hinged ...
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Early 20th Century British Inkwells

Materials

Silver Plate

Art Nouveau Gilt Dore Framed / Glass Ink Well
Located in Hudson, NY
Art nouveau gilt dore brass framed with glass inserted ink wells with open work irises & applied floral decorative lid cover . The ink well is about 4.5 inches X 3.5 inches X 3.5 inches
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Early 20th Century European Inkwells

Materials

Brass

Classical 19th Century Letter Rack and Ink Well
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality Edwardian period silver plated letter rack and ink well, having three scallop shaped divisions with classical engraved decoration, a pair of cut glass ink wells o...
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Early 20th Century English Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver

  • Classical 19th Century Letter Rack and Ink Well
  • Classical 19th Century Letter Rack and Ink Well
  • Classical 19th Century Letter Rack and Ink Well
  • Classical 19th Century Letter Rack and Ink Well
H 10.24 in. W 15.36 in. D 9.06 in.
Royal Copenhagen Art Nouveau Ink Well Set #635/312
By Royal Copenhagen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Royal Copenhagen Art Nouveau ink well set #635/312. Measures 26 cm x 16.5 cm. Marked as a second, as it has been sanded down in one spot. Cannot be seen, when standing on the table.
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Vintage 1920s Danish Art Nouveau Porcelain

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Porcelain

Georgian Period Masons Ironstone Ink Well Hand Painted - Very Rare, circa 1817
By Mason's Ironstone
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very rare, ironstone Ink Well, all beautifully hand painted, made by Mason's, of Lane Delph, Staffordshire, England, circa 1815-1820. This piece is well potted as an op...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Ceramics

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Ironstone

Large Antique Ink Well, English, Crystal Glass, Desk, Mid-19th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large antique ink well. An English, crystal glass, desk ink well dating to the mid-19th century, circa 1850. Larger than most at 13 cm, 5 inches high Hexagonal in form ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Early Victorian Inkwells

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Cut Glass

Rare and Early Georg Jensen Ink Well in Sterling Silver with Glass Insert
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Rare and early Georg Jensen ink well in sterling silver with glass insert. Dated 1915-1930. In very good condition. Early stamp. Measures: 21 x 13.5 cm.  
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Vintage 1910s Danish Art Deco Inkwells

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Silver

Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Ink Well, hallmarked 1910
Located in London, GB
A wonderful cut glass ink well with Sterling silver collar and lid hallmarked Sheffield 1910. Dimensions: 14.5 cm/5¾ inches (diameter) x 11 cm/¼ inches (height) Bentleys are Member...
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Vintage 1910s English Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Sterling Silver Capstan Ink Well
By Grant & Son
Located in London, London
Hallmarked in Birmingham in 1933 by Grant & Son, this smart, George V, sterling silver ink well, is in the capstan style with a smooth round body, a glass insert, and a hinged lid. I...
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Vintage 1930s English Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Sterling Silver Capstan Ink Well
  • Sterling Silver Capstan Ink Well
  • Sterling Silver Capstan Ink Well
  • Sterling Silver Capstan Ink Well
H 3.15 in. W 6.3 in. L 3.15 in.
Black Forest Ink Well Set - Bear with Cubs
Located in Austin, TX
A blackforest desktop ink well set featuring a large carved bear in the center, opening as a hinged lid for pen nibs, flanked on opposing sides by faceted, fitted glass inkwells, eac...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Inkwells

Materials

Glass

19th Century English Sheffield Silver Ink Stand or Ink Well
Located in Savannah, GA
19th Century English Sheffield Silver Ink Stand or Ink Well with Original Cut Glass Inkwells and sealing wax candle holder. Hallmark "AS&S"
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Antique 19th Century English Sheffield and Silverplate

Materials

Silver

Antique Victorian Egyptian Revival Silver Plate Ink Well Stand, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a elegant antique Victorian silver plate lidded inkwell Standish, late 19th century in date. The ink stand is in the form of an Egyptian sarcophagus which features a sphi...
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Antique 1890s English Egyptian Revival Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver Plate

Ink Well Attributed to Hans Ofner
By Hans Ofner
Located in Wien, AT
Ink well attributed to Hans Ofner. Alpacca, silver plated. Original glass.
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Inkwells

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Alpaca, Glass

  • Ink Well Attributed to Hans Ofner
  • Ink Well Attributed to Hans Ofner
  • Ink Well Attributed to Hans Ofner
  • Ink Well Attributed to Hans Ofner
H 4.73 in. Dm 7.88 in.
Egyptian Revival Brass Pyramid Ink Well with Milk Glass Holder
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Egyptian Revival pyramid-shaped brass ink well with milk glass ink container. Measure: 2 1/2" tall x 4" bottom diameter 2 1/8" diameter top.
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Vintage 1930s American Egyptian Revival Inkwells

Materials

Brass

Large Art Deco Glass and Silver Ink Well by Asprey London
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
A very stylish piece from a time when style really mattered, the Solid Glass cube shape, has chamfered corners, it is mounted with sterling silver and a simulated tortoise hinged lid...
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Vintage 1920s English Art Deco Bottles

Victorian Glass Ink Wells
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
We carry a good selection of colored glass ink wells. Sold separately. Priced from $350 and up
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Antique 19th Century Inkwells

Materials

Brass

Vintage glass ink wells
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Collection of English glass and brass ink wells.Sold separately.Red 395.00,amber 320.00, large white 285.00, small white 185.00
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Vintage 1940s English Glass

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Brass

  • Vintage glass ink wells
  • Vintage glass ink wells
  • Vintage glass ink wells
  • Vintage glass ink wells
H 3.5 in. Dm 3.5 in.
Collection Figural Traveling Ink Wells
Located in Houston, TX
Three great figural antique Traveling Ink Wells from one collection. The teapot has a metal case with a hinged lid and original glass ink well. The painted metal suitcase is mark...
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Antique 19th Century British Desk Accessories

Materials

Enamel, Metal

Scottish Ink Well
Located in Atlanta, GA
Scottish Ink Well
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Early 20th Century Scottish Tableware

Scottish Ink Well
H 7 in. W 6.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Bronze ink well and pen holder
Located in New Orleans, LA
cast bronze desk set with two ink wells with round, hinged covers and four elevated pen cradles. The set also features an elongated oval pen and clip tray with floral, leaf, and scro...
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Vintage 1930s American Tableware

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Bronze

  • Bronze ink well and pen holder
  • Bronze ink well and pen holder
  • Bronze ink well and pen holder
  • Bronze ink well and pen holder
H 6.5 in. W 12 in. D 7.125 in.
19th C. Sterling Victorian ink-well
Located in Santa Monica, CA
very fine decorative piece with crystal inkwells cherub pen holder
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Antique 19th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Crystal, Silver

  • 19th C.  Sterling Victorian ink-well
  • 19th C.  Sterling Victorian ink-well
  • 19th C.  Sterling Victorian ink-well
  • 19th C.  Sterling Victorian ink-well
H 7 in. W 12.5 in. D 9 in.
Antique Spanish Talavera Ink-well - 18th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
A rare 17th / 18th century Spanish talavera ink-well with foliate motifs and original lid.<br /> <br /> Dimensions: 3.5 inches square x 2.5 inches high.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Spanish Pottery

Materials

Lead

Important French 19th century porphyry ink well stand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Important French 19th century porphyry ink well stand with gold and silver plated inkwells and bronze dore mountings.
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20th Century French Tableware

Cut Crystal and Sterling Silver Ink Well/Paper Weight
Located in Great Barrington, MA
A very heavy Gorham Inkwell. These are perfect as decorative paper weights unless you are still dipping your pens. The hinged sterling top with the initials MGE and with the impresse...
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Early 20th Century Crystal Serveware

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Sterling Silver

Pietra Dura ink well
Located in Hudson, NY
Pietra Dura inkwell. Italian Grand Tour.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass

Pietra Dura ink well
W 14.5 in. D 10 in.
Tortoise and Mother of Pearl Ink Well
Located in Dallas, TX
a 19th century ink well with small drawer, covered with tortoise shell and mother of pearl, having two cut crystal ink bottles with sterling lids
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Inkwells

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Crystal, Sterling Silver

  • Tortoise and Mother of Pearl Ink Well
  • Tortoise and Mother of Pearl Ink Well
  • Tortoise and Mother of Pearl Ink Well
  • Tortoise and Mother of Pearl Ink Well
H 6.5 in. W 12.5 in. D 10 in.
Late 19th Century Austrian Geschutzt Cold Painted Bronze Terrier Ink Well
By Geschutzt
Located in Ferndown, Dorset
Late 19th century Austrian Geschutzt cold painted bronze ink well in the form of a Terrier head, mounted on a brass rim. The dog has glass eyes, and the head is hinged at the back re...
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Victorian Inkwells

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Glass Ink Well For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the glass ink well you’re looking for. Frequently made of glass, metal and silver, every glass ink well was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect glass ink well — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A glass ink well is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Victorian styles are sought with frequency. A well-made glass ink well has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Grant & Son and Royal Copenhagen are consistently popular.

How Much is a Glass Ink Well?

The average selling price for a glass ink well at 1stDibs is $879, while they’re typically $195 on the low end and $8,000 for the highest priced.

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