Antique Kronheim Oldenbusch & Co. Solid Brass Inkwell with Original Glass Well c.1920 (12.7oz) (W)3in. x (H)2in. A spectacular Piece of Antique Brass & Glass were forged to create this majestic, modernistic, Inkwell. The Antique Inkwell is designed with the quality & craftsmanship that's often associated with American Metalware. The Antique is styled in strict accordance to the Art Deco artistic period. With its: smooth, rounded, lines, and an exterior texture to match, it truly is a testament to the Art Deco Era, and should be recognized as such. The Inkwell is a product of the Brooklyn, New York based, Kronheim Oldenbusch & Co. It has an approximate date of production set at or around the year (1920). The Inkwell is composed of both a (solid) Brass, and a (clear) Glass. The Brass is a: heavy, quality, Piece of Metal; this forms the body of the Antique, while the (interior) Glass Insert forms the Well. The Inkwells Lid opens via a basic hinge, which has remained strong, intact, and aids in the preservation of the Ink, by ensuring it doesn't harden or dry. Its level bottom enables for it to be displayed on any flat surface; particularly a Table or Desk. The Glass Well is Original and is capable of holding Ink too. The condition of the Antique is noteworthy, and it's apparent that this particular Piece has been cared for well. The exterior Brass Metal has some: light, superficial, age-related, signs of usage and wear, but not to any degree that would alter its structural or aesthetic integrity. The interior Glass Well is an Original Piece, and is free of any chips or cracks. This is a quality Antique that will surely garner the attention and respect of Art Deco enthusiasts; as well as those with an affinity for Metalware. The Antique Kronheim Oldenbusch & Co. Solid Brass Inkwell with Original Glass Well is stored in a: dry, secured, environment, and will without question be a highly coveted Antique for one's collection, use, and display.
Inkwell:Two-Piece:Brass & Glass