A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED SCARLET AND JAPANESE LACQUER TRAVEL INKWELL
A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED SCARLET AND JAPANESE LACQUER TRAVEL INKWELL
A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED SCARLET AND JAPANESE LACQUER TRAVEL INKWELL
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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED SCARLET AND JAPANESE LACQUER TRAVEL INKWELL
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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED SCARLET AND JAPANESE LACQUER TRAVEL INKWELL

MARKED PARIS, 1762

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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED SCARLET AND JAPANESE LACQUER TRAVEL INKWELL
MARKED PARIS, 1762
Rectangular with panels of scarlet lacquer mounted en cage within chased gold borders, the top and underside set with an oval panel of Japanese lacquer, the hinged cover opening to reveal a nib and two pen handles centered by an ink pot with rotating cover, marked on flange of cover with the charge for Jean-Jacques Prevost, Paris, 1 October 1762 - 1 October 1768, date mark, and maker's mark, unclear, the nib, ink pot cover and flange of ink pot with the décharge for Jean-Jacques Prevost and French post-1838 restricted warranty mark for gold, Ford Inv. No. G-19
1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) long

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