French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell
French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell

French Napoleon III Bronze Mounted Bee and Cobalt Porcelain Inkwell

Ref: C-90-0013

This round inkwell is crafted with blue glaze porcelain with bronze mounts on the base and lid. It is cast with a naturalistic rose stem with a honey bee that forms the lid finial. The bee is the traditional symbol of Napoleon, and the return of the monarchy. Note the beautiful bronze work on a blue Sevres-type porcelain.

c. 1860
W 5 D 5 H 3.5 in.
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