Antique Inkwell Ink Pot Solid Brass Desk Table Dip Pen Tool Collectible India-2
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ASIAN /ORIENTAL - ENGLISH Pattern / ink pot.MADE OF SOLID BRASS
THE OFFERING IS FOR : Solid brass Ink Pot ;C 1920-40About the item under offer; -Qty-1Size; 3.0"dia all side,Max.Approx. x 2 1/2"tallWeight-455 gramsOverall Very Good , USED , AGEING CONDITION.PHOTOS ARE PART OF DESCRIPTION FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING & GRADATION.
#Origin ofink-pot under Indian Mythology :
Lord Brahma created a person who appeared with an ink pot and a pen in his hands and had a sword belted to his waist. That is how the first ink pot came into existence. The person was named Chitragupta because he was conceived in Lord Brahma’s mind (Chitra) in secrecy (Gupta).Then Lord Brahma declared that Chitragupta will help Yama Dharmaraja in maintaining the records of evil and good deeds done by the souls.#Origin of ink-pot under history reference-
It is generally believed that the art of making ink-pots started in ancient Egypt.From Egypt the art of making ink pots reached orient particularly china then Japan.With the invention of paper in Europe in around 14th century and use of refined ink material and writing instruments, ink-pots were liberally used