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19th Century French Pewter Inkwell with Lion Sculpture Signed A. Bossu



Place this elegant antique signed inkwell in a man’s office. Created in France, circa 1880, the pewter desk accessory sits on four small curved feet, and features a proud lion figure standing on a mount flanked with two round ink holders and lids, and embellished with foliage decor. The piece is signed on the back, A. Bossu. The inkwell is in excellent condition, with a rich pewter patinated finish, and would make a useful addition to a desk or writing table. Measures: 17" W x 9" D x 9" H.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Width: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XV (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 172-3301stDibs: LU951221592052

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    US$110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Dallas, TX
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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