Elegant late 19th century crystal inkwell from England. square design with lovely chamfered edges. Wonderful for any desk or table. These inkwells, or pots are square cut and polished, with stepped faceted lids. The handsome base has deep geometric cuts, the rounded interior wells will hold plenty of ink for your pen. The stepped faceted cut glass lids are on a hinged collar. If you have been searching for a pair of ink wells for an antique tray, perhaps these will be perfect.
Display these with a stack of your antique books, on your French desk, or add to a collection. The glass has the usual bubbles found in glass pieces of this age, the fittings are silver colored. One of the ink wells has one of the corners cut too deep, it was polished at the makers and sold this way long ago.