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Wedgwood Decorated Black Basalt Inkstand

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Item Details

  • Width:
    5 Inches
  • Height:
    2 3/4 Inches
  • Length:
    7 1/4 Inches
  • Period:
  • Origin:
This enchanting antique Wedgwood black basalt inkwell is crafted in the form of an ancient oil lamp. With a removable well and holes for storing pens and quills, it is decorated with exquisitely hand-painted enamel in a Chinese-inspired floral design. One of Josiah Wedgwood's most revolutionary creations, basalt was developed during the late 1760s. This fine-grained stoneware was suitable for casting and was used for a myriad of items, including vases, urns, and remarkable hand-painted forms such this inkwell.

Marked "WEDGWOOD" on base

Circa 1850

5" wide x 7 1/4" length x 2 3/4" high

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