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Rare Antique Classical Roman Bronze & Glass Inkstand with Crystal Glass Inkwell
Located in Lisse, NL
Stylish, rare and mint condition bronze, brass and glass desk piece. This completely original inkstand dates from the late 19th century and it has a large number of striking Roman...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Classical Roman Inkwells

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Crystal, Brass, Bronze

French Bronze and Siena Marble Antique Inkwell
Located in Paris, FR
19th century inkstand with three jars crafted of patinated bronze, serving as inkwells. They are decorated with acanthus leaf and small flowers. The ormolu removable lids are topped ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis Philippe Inkwells

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Siena Marble, Bronze, Bronze

  • French Bronze and Siena Marble Antique Inkwell
  • French Bronze and Siena Marble Antique Inkwell
  • French Bronze and Siena Marble Antique Inkwell
  • French Bronze and Siena Marble Antique Inkwell
H 6.11 in. W 8.67 in. D 6.11 in.
Antique French Pigsty Inkwell in Gilt Bronze
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Small yet heavy well made inkwell in solid gilt bronze. It depicts a pigsty or sty well a small shed with guarding pig. It was bought in and originates from France. It dates to the l...
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Antique Late 19th Century French High Victorian Inkwells

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Bronze

  • Antique French Pigsty Inkwell in Gilt Bronze
  • Antique French Pigsty Inkwell in Gilt Bronze
  • Antique French Pigsty Inkwell in Gilt Bronze
  • Antique French Pigsty Inkwell in Gilt Bronze
H 2.13 in. W 2.09 in. D 2.09 in.
Antique French Bronze and Marble Inkwell, circa 1880
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century French inkwell depicting a beautiful woman. Striking color combination of soft grey marble with contrasting bronze, circa 1880.
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Antique 1880s French Inkwells

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Bronze

Large Antique French Marble and Bronze Inkwell, circa 1880
Located in Dallas, TX
This is a stunning, large, antique French marble and gilt bronze double inkwell. The inkwells’ lids are hinged to the wells and have motifs of swirling leaves with berries culminatin...
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Antique 1870s French Louis XIV Inkwells

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Marble, Bronze

Bronze Inkwell with a Goddess in the Antique Style
Located in Paris, FR
Rocaille inkwell representing a goddess in the Antique style in bronze with brown patina, resting on a gilt bronze base decorated with rocaille and foliage scrolls, with two cups. Th...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Inkwells

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Bronze, Bronze

Large Antique French Oak Leaf Repousse Bronze Double Inkwell & Tray, Circa 1890
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique and large French ink well offers bronze Repousse construction with oak leaf design on tray and two wells with hinged lids, signed on base Paris as photographed, c1890 M...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Inkwells

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Bronze

Antique French 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Marble Double Inkwell Ink Stand
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Regal gilt bronze double inkwell with marble base. The center bust of Homere flanked by two gilt inkwells. Homere was the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are...
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Antique 1880s French Neoclassical Inkwells

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Marble, Bronze

Antique French Empire Marble and Bronze D'Ore Inkwell, circa 1870
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French Empire marble and bronze D'Ore Inkwell, circa 1870.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Inkwells

Armand Guénard for Susse Frères Gilt Bronze Antique Inkwell Desk Writing Set
By Susse Freres, Armand Guénard
Located in Shippensburg, PA
This is a remarkably complete gilt bronze writing suite by Susse Frères from the first quarter of the 20th century. It retains the original pen shaft (no tip), the well with an origi...
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Vintage 1910s French Belle Époque Inkwells

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Metal, Bronze

Antique French Gold Bronze and Marble Eagle Inkstand, Circa 1880-1890
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French gold bronze and marble eagle inkstand, Circa 1880-1890.
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Antique 1880s French Inkwells

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Marble, Gold, Bronze

Antique Marble & Bronze Napoleon 3 Inkstand by Marcel Debut Salon Des Beaux-Arts
By Marcel Debut
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and important French Napoleonic ink stand with female sculpture. This hand-crafted and sizable ink stand of marble and gilt bronze is signed by the renowned French sculptor Mar...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Inkwells

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Marble, Bronze

Antique red marble and gilt bronze inkstand by Barbedienne after Caffieri
By Ferdinand Barbedienne
Located in London, GB
This beautiful French antique inkstand has been crafted from veined red marble and fine gilt bronze. The piece was created by Ferdinand Barbedienne, the master metalworker of the Fre...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Inkwells

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Marble, Ormolu

Antique French Bronze Inkwell circa 1830-1850 Converted to Lamp
Located in New Orleans, LA
A lovely old inkwell that is now a graceful lamp.  
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Table Lamps

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Bronze

Antique Bronze Inkwell with Bear's Head, France, ca. 1880
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique bronze inkwell in the shape of a bear's head with glass eyes. The sculpture is mounted on a red marble base and has a glass container. France, ca. 1880.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Antique Chinese Japanese Bronze Inkwell Male Bust Pair French Ormolu Desk Set
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Very stylish patinated bronze desk inkwell modelled as a bust of a Chinese or Japanese figure wearing a straw hat, together with a pair French ormolu Inkwells. Both items are late 19...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Regency Desk Sets

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Ormolu, Bronze

Antique French Bronze Crab Inkwell, 1900
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique bronze crab inkwell. The two front claws can be used as a pen holder. Date: 1900 Material: Bronze and onyx. Origin: France Size: H 5.5 cm x L 21.5 cm. x W 19 cm.  H...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Inkwells

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Onyx, Bronze

  • Antique French Bronze Crab Inkwell, 1900
  • Antique French Bronze Crab Inkwell, 1900
  • Antique French Bronze Crab Inkwell, 1900
  • Antique French Bronze Crab Inkwell, 1900
H 2.17 in. W 8.47 in. D 7.49 in.
Antique French Gilt Bronze and Walnut Inkwell
Located in London, GB
This French antique gilt bronze and polished wood inkwell stand has beautiful decoration all over and has some lovely features. Please enlarge all the images to see all the fine deta...
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Antique 1860s French Victorian Inkwells

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Bronze

Antique French Gilt Bronze and Walnut Inkwell
Located in London, GB
This French antique gilt bronze and polished wood inkwell stand has beautiful decoration all-over and has some lovely features. Please enlarge all the images to see all the fine deta...
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Antique 1860s French Louis XVI Inkwells

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Bronze

Antique Inkwell
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French Green Onyx Chempleve Bronze Mounted Inkwell
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Antique 19th Century French Inkwells

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Bronze

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  • Antique Inkwell
H 4.5 in. W 9 in. D 6 in.
Antique Oversized French Inkwell on Oak Base with Bronze Mounts, circa 1890
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique oversized French molded glass inkwell seated on oak base with cast foliate bronze mounts and feet, circa 1890 Measures: 7.75" H x 10.75" W x 10.75" D.
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Antique 19th Century French Inkwells

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Bronze

Antique French Marble and Bronze Pan Figural Ink Well, circa 1880
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique French figural inkwell features bronze Pan with his flute and two inkwells atop a footed marble base, circa 1880. Greek mythological Pan is the god of the wild, shepherds and...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Greco Roman Inkwells

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Marble, Bronze

Antique French Louis XV Inkstand
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique French Louis XV bronze inkstand.
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Antique 19th Century French Inkwells

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Bronze

  • Antique French Louis XV Inkstand
  • Antique French Louis XV Inkstand
  • Antique French Louis XV Inkstand
  • Antique French Louis XV Inkstand
H 4.5 in. W 13 in. D 9 in.
Antique French Ormolu Bronze Desk Set Encrier Inkwell Art Nouveau Grand Tour
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Superb example of a French ormolu and patinated bronze heavy gauge twin ink desk stand of rectangular outline, circa 1875, possibly earlier, 19th century. The lavish cast ormolu f...
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Antique 19th Century French Grand Tour Desk Sets

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Crystal, Bronze, Ormolu

Antique French Figural Bronze & Marble Statuary Inkwell with Mercury, circa 1880
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique French figural inkwell offers Classical Greek bronze statuary of seated mercury flanked by urn form inkwells mounted on shaped and stepped marble base having foliate cast ...
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Antique 19th Century French Classical Greek Inkwells

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Marble, Bronze

Antique French Louis XV Style Figural Bronze Desktop Inkwell, circa 1870
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique French Louis XV style figural cast bronze desktop inkwell features columns, opposing lions, dual inkwells and pen tray, circa 1870.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Inkwells

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Bronze

Antique Paul Milet French Faience Inkwell with Neoclassical Gilt Bronze Mounts
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An antique French inkwell in glazed faience with contrasting ormolu mounts and lid in the French Neoclassical style, designed by Paul Jean Milet (1870-1950) for the Paul Milet Potter...
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Inkwells

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Bronze

Antique 19th Century French Empire Marble and Ormolu Double Inkwell
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Elegant and Regal French gilt bronze and marble double inkwell. The dark green highly figurative marble base with two cast gilt bronze inkwells with glass liners. The base with four ...
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Antique 1890s French Empire Inkwells

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Marble, Bronze

Antique French Ormolu Gilt Bronze Breche Violete Marble Desk Inkwell Centerpiece
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality French heavy gauge ormolu bronze and well veined breche violette marble desk inkwell well of square outline, possible from the third quarter of the 19th...
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Antique 19th Century French Grand Tour Desk Sets

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Crystal, Ormolu, Bronze

Antique French Bronze Inkwell For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the antique French bronze inkwell you’re looking for. Each antique French bronze inkwell for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, bronze and stone. Your living room may not be complete without an antique French bronze inkwell — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. An antique French bronze inkwell made by Neoclassical designers — as well as those associated with Art Nouveau — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made antique French bronze inkwell over the years, but those crafted by Armand Guénard, Ferdinand Barbedienne and Marcel Debut are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Antique French Bronze Inkwell?

Prices for an antique French bronze inkwell can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $415 and can go as high as $4,961, while the average can fetch as much as $950.

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