London, South Kensington
16 January 2001
TWO LATE VICTORIAN NOVELTY INKWELLS
MAKER'S MARK LE, BIRMINGHAM, 1896-97 AND 1897-98
modelled as two ships lanterns for port and starboard, one with red glass, the other with blue glass.
See Plate 3
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