Ink well on horn stand

Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Underside view of an ink well showing the flat base. Top view of an ink well showing the lid. Top view of an ink well showing the opened lid.
Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Side view of an ink well showing the brass mounts. Underside view of an ink well showing the flat base. Top view of an ink well showing the lid. Top view of an ink well showing the opened lid.
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Object number
WCHL : 455
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Description

An ink well made from the curved tip end of horn which is set on a brass stand. The horn has a hinged lid and has a glass liner. The horn is inscribed with a pattern of concentric circles. Date unknown. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
120mm
Height
112mm
Length
115mm
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn
metal stand
brass
glass liner
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