Jesson, Birkett & Co copper inkstand

Description

A copper inkstand made by Jesson, Birkett & Co, circa 1905.

This well known design by Jesson, Birkett & Co also appeared in their catalogue. Design “R 682A” is quite simple with riveted construction and a planished lid. It would originally have had a glass inkwell inside.

This piece is not marked although it has remnants of a paper label to the underside. This is a lovely example of this particular design with a very delicately hand planished lid.

Details

Dimensions:    Just under 4 1/2″ in diameter at widest point and just under 3″ tall

Condition:   Good – some very minor scratches and darker spots. Recently polished and missing its original glass inkwell

Price:   £120