Cast Brass Monkey Head Ink Well Antique c1880

Mike Loveday

MLV10205.e

This great novelty inkwell dates to c1880 and is made of cast brass with an ebonised base. In the form of a monkey's head with a hat on probably to depict a postman, the hat lifts up to reveal where the inkwell would have sat.  A quality item this is offered in good condition.

Dimensions: 10 x 7.5 x 8 cm or 4 x 3 x 3.2 inches.

Weight: 494 grams or 317 pennyweight.