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Antique English Crocodile / Alligator Inkwell / Desk Tidy, circa 1880
A truly magnificent and scarce novelty inkwell, cast in the form of a Crocodile / Alligator, in heavy solid brass. The hinged lid to the centre lifts to reveal a central section with two original removable ceramic ink chambers. Either side of this central section, is a section to store pen nibs, sealing wax etc. Superb quality and condition and an impressive size measuring 10 1/2" in length x 4 1/2" wide (max) x 2" tall. Victorian in era, dating to circa 1890. Item ID: 40625.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1880
- Materials and Techniques
- DimensionsH 2 in. x W 10.5 in. x D 4.5 in.H 5.08 cm x W 26.67 cm x D 11.43 cm
- Seller LocationLondon, GB
- Seller Reference Number40625
- Reference NumberLU3365312516862
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