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Rare Antique Classical Roman Bronze & Glass Inkstand with Crystal Glass Inkwell



Stylish, rare and mint condition bronze, brass and glass desk piece. This completely original inkstand dates from the late 19th century and it has a large number of striking Roman emperial style elements. To find such a rare antique in museum worthy condition, again, felt like a blessing. The Roman decorations such as the chariot on the front and the architect on the lid are among the most crisp and detailed we have ever seen. The combination of the crystal glass and perfectly patinated bronze is truly magnificent and it takes a special kind of craftsman to create such a work of beauty. For us, this antique ticks all the boxes. If you agree then there is only one box left to tick and it is in the upper right part of this page. This piece sure is great value for money. Also, because perfect packing and worldwide delivery from our store to your door in just 4 days is free. Maximum height (when closed) x width x depth: 4.7 x 8 x 8 inches.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.7 in. (11.94 cm)Width: 8 in. (20.32 cm)Depth: 8 in. (20.32 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Roman (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880s
  • Condition
    Museum quality and condition.
  • Seller Location
    Lisse, NL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: HW39007251-US1stDibs: LU2341315608862

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  • Shipping
    Free Shipping: Express Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 6-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Lisse, Netherlands
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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