Indigojollyphant Antiques is located in Lymington, UK
Rare Victorian Brass Inkwell of a Life Size Lobster Reg Number 136502 c.1888
REF: IW79 / LA354970
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A bizarre and rare Victorian brass inkwell of a Life size lobster. The lobster contains two removable metal inkwells—set beneath a hinged cover on the back. The two front claws are movable side to side The body has the registration number 136502 to the top under the lid and on the base of the body by the tail. Dating the design to circa 1888 Very well detailed, cast and finished Not only does this piece serve a functional purpose as an inkwell, it is a work of art in and of itself, working perfectly as a piece of sculpture. Approx. Length 12.75 inches-32.5cm width 7.5 inches-19cm. Weight 2.1Kg.
Indigojollyphant Antiques has clarified that the Rare Victorian Brass Inkwell of a Life Size Lobster Reg Number 136502 c.1888 (LA354970) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Circa 1888
Very good Recently professionally polished
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This Rare Victorian Brass Inkwell of a Life Size Lobster Reg Number 136502 c.1888 is located in Lymington, UK