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Gothic Revival Inkwell in Gilt Bronze and Sienna Marble, 19th Century

$3,574.91Asking Price


Oval gilt bronze inkwell in Neo-Gothic style, decorated with cathedral arcades and rosettes. It houses two inkwells with their lids and a pounce pot decorated with openwork branches, as well as four pen holders. The inkwell rests on a rectangular Sienna marble base. In the early 19th century, the Romantic Movement brought the Middle Ages back into vogue. The Genius of Christianity by Chateaubriand (1802), Cathedral Antiquities by J. Britten or Notre-Dame de Paris, the famous novel by Victor Hugo published in 1831, all served to accentuate this trend. Thus, from the reign of Charles X, Medieval style spread throughout France and is reflected in paintings, decorative arts, and the forms of numerous objects adorned with arcades, portals, buttresses, clovers, and other neo-Gothic patterns. circa 1820. Dimensions: W: 7.9in – D: 3in – H: 4.1in. Dimensions: L: 20cm, P: 7.5cm, H: 10.5cm.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.14 in. (10.5 cm)Width: 7.88 in. (20 cm)Depth: 2.96 in. (7.5 cm)
  • Style
    Gothic Revival (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 41671stDibs: LU2065316380242

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Montesson, France
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