Iridescent glass gilt-mounted Jugendstil Ink Well

Iridescent glass gilt-mounted Jugendstil Ink Well

Iridescent glass gilt-mounted Jugendstil Ink Well

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Iridescent glass gilt-mounted Jugendstil Ink Well:
the glass shaped like rippling water around the central raised well, with gilded filigree mount, clear glass liner and hinged lid with impressed Jugendstil butterfly design. Marked ‘GES.GESCH.’ on back of lid near hinge short for Gesetzlich Geschutzt meaning Patented.
Circa 1910 and restored.

Height:2"-62.5cm
Width:5"-14.0cm
Glossary Words

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

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