Figural Inkwells
(including Figural, Bronzes and Wood)

A small selection from our inventory
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Whole Bear Inkwell with Cute Face. Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:   8" H


Stag inkwell. Has original carrying box.  Swiss c. 1880.

Size:  10" H x 8" W (without antlers 5" H)


Cat in a boot inkwell.  Swiss c. 1880.

Size:  4" H x 5" L



Happy Bear Match holder. Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size: 5" 1/4 H


Wonderfully warm and charming cat inkwell posing with a basket.  Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  4 1/2" H



Shaggy dog double inkwell. Exceptionally carved with outstanding detail.  Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  5" H x 11 1/4" L


Shaggy dog with mustache inkwell. Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  4" H x 8" W


Carved Black Forest “Dress & Foxy” Fox inkwell with pen tray. Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  6" H x 10 3/4" L X 6 1/2" D


Unusual carved cat inkwell with fan and feather. Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  4 1/2" H x 9 1/2" L


Smaller "Shaggy" dog double inkwell with brown eyes. This model has "Rheinfall" carved on inside. (Restored)  Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size: 4" H x 8 1/2" L


Sweet Black Forest Dog inkwell with an expressive face resting his paws on a log-style pen rest.  Swiss, Late 19th Century.

Size:  5" H x 7" W x 5" D


A small cute bear cub reading / singing from an open book in the form of an inkwell. Swiss c. 1900.

Size: 6 1/4" H


Exquisitely carved birds nest with birds and oak leafs and an inkwell. Swiss c. 1870.

Size:  7" H x 12" W



Rare patent inkwell shaped as a beehive with bee's around and a well with an eagle perched on top as a stopper. The ceramic weight pushes the ink to the well by turning the top. All in gilded bronze with ceramic inside. English c. 1860.

Size:  6" H x 5" W x 6 1/2" L


Whimsical rabbit inkwell constructed of nut shell (possibly coconut) and bronze. English c. 1860.

Size:  7" H



Unusual and rare snail shell glass cast iron inkwell dated on the back 1879. Probably by Poole & Hunt, MD. English, dated 1879.

Size: 3" H x 8" W x 6" D


Rare cold painted Vienna Bronze sitting fox inkwell. (Head on a hinge). Late 19th Century.

Size:  5" L x 6.25" H


A large Rabbit Inkwell. Austria, Late 19th Century.

Size:  7" H



Vienna Bronze sitting bird inkwell. c. 1900.

Size:  2 1/4" H x 3 1/4" L x 1 9/16" D


Sweet long eared toy dog inkwell. Austria c. 1900.

Size: 4 1/2" H


Cold-painted VB Owl inkwell standing on a large feather ~ stamped Geschutzt with a Bergmann sign. c. 1900.

Size: 6" H x 15" L x 3" W




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