The top opens on a hinge at the back to reveal a Metal Inkwell with Glass Liner. In Fine condition for its age but the metal catch on the side of the inkwell is missing. A poignant reminder of the Slave Trade in the early 19th Century and was most probably made. As an Anti-Slavery piece to illustrate and reference the plight of Slaves at this time in history.
And which led to the abolition of Slavery in 1833. Size: 4" high x 2 3/4" wide x 3 1/4 deep.
The item "FINE & RARE ANTIQUE 19TH C CARVED HEAD BLACKAMOOR FIGURE WITH GLASS EYES INKWELL" is in sale since Thursday, September 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques". The seller is "yvonne890" and is located in Shropshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Monaco.