Global Art & Artifacts

long boat

Antique Inkwell.  19th Century.  Heavy Bronze with Marble Base.  Japanese Dragonboat.  France.

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    An objet d’art coming out of the Louis-Philippe era, characterized by elegant lines that combine robustness and some restraint . . . and, in this case, an authentic and robust inkwell for your desk.   The inkwell is in the form of a Japanese longboat with two hinged… Continue reading
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