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Antique American Art Nouveau Purple Silver Overlay Inkwell



American Art Nouveau inkwell with engraved silver overlay, circa 1886. Bellied and faceted, short neck in silver collar and hinged and faceted silver cover. Overlay in form of dense and connected leafing and flowering branches. Glass is light purple (amethyst). Marked “Sterling Silver” and patent date “Jan. 5 86”.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.38 in. (8.59 cm)Diameter: 3.25 in. (8.26 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BT4701stDibs: LU898020622772

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    Ships From: New York, NY
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