Bulbous lead inkwell, rare.

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Bulbous lead inkwell, rare.
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Bulbous lead inkwell, rare. 572 grams, 1-3/4" tall and 2-1/4" in diameter. A very simple, somewhat hemispherical inkwell made of lead to keep it still, lightly encrusted, first of this design we have ever seen from a wreck. From the Joanna, sunk in 1682 off South Africa, with certificate from the salvager.