Mother-of-pearl steamship inkwell
  • Mother-of-pearl steamship inkwell
  • French steamship inkwell
  • French Steamship Inkwell
  • French Steamship Inkwell
  • French Steamship Inkwell
  • French Steamship Inkwell
  • French Steamship Inkwell
  • French Steamship Inkwell
  • French Steamship Inkwell

French Steamship Inkwell

Item Description

French mother-of-pearl faced inkwell in the form of a stylised steamship with a glass ink pot forming the ships funnel.

The brass frame encloses little mother-of-pearl bricks which are laid all round the hull and also covering the deck area.

A pair of lifeboat holders are slung over the far rail of the ship, providing a resting place for the pen which has a feathery shaped carved mother-of-pearl handle.

Showing the words Biarritz on one end of the decking and what appears to read St. Laurent sur Mer towards the end of the mother-of-pearl pen handle. 

Circa 1940's and approximately 18 cm wide and 7 cm high.

Price £130.00

Ref: 13307 Stock Status: 1 Units in Stock