Victorian Inkwell Vesta Case Pen Tray Stationary Writing Slope Travelling Box
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Victorian Inkwell Vesta Case Pen Tray Stationary Writing Slope Travelling Box:
This is for apristine, beautifully preserved top quality Victorian inkwell,vesta case and pen tray in their matching leather box insert. The long box holds the inkwell and vesta case at either end and the pen tray along the middle which pulls out for extra storage underneath. Both the vesta case and inkwell are embossed as such on the lids and have brass catches that release the lids. The vesta case has asocketfor holding a wax vesta,a rough plate that is hinged for striking the matches and storage underneath. The inkwell has a glass bottle that is held in place with a brass rim and under the lid is the stopper to seal the bottle. The pen tray is lined in blue watermarked silk and all pieces are edged in gold. The box would have sat in a larger box or in a writing slope and a it is in absoluteexcellent condition. It measures 330mm (12.75") long x 52mm (2") by 42mm (1.75") deep. The inkwell & vest are 43mm square by 35mm tall.Please check out all the other antique smoking and writing implements,scientific and optical instruments, art deco and art nouveau items and all the other vintage ladies and gentlemans accessories we are selling on this week. We will always combine items together to reduce postage costs.
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