DescriptionLoetz-Style Iridescent Glass Inkwell with Brass Cover
Early 20th century. Patent numbers near hinge
Ht. 2-3/4 x Di. 6 in.
Note: Czech manufacturers used a common source for the tops attached to their inkwells. Examples are usually stamped with a factory mark and several patent numbers. Most tops, irrespective of shape or design, have a several marks, including: OE.P. (Österreiches Patent) followed by 10385 and D.R.G.M. (Deutches Reich Gebrauchsmuster/ German Reich Registered Design) followed by 168180.
Estimate: $700 - $900.
Appearance of fleabites to rim underneath brass collar, residue underneath collar, scuffing to underside, lid does not sit flush, several inclusions to glass, otherwise good condition.
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