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Antique French Grand Tour Bronze Napoleon’s Tomb Inkwell

A mid 19th century Grand Tour, French, Inkwell in the form of Napoleon’s tomb. The patinated bronze tomb with removable lid revealing a sand sifter, knib holder & porcelain inkpot. The interior with concealed effigy of Napoleon. The base with hairy paw feet and rectangular sienna marble plinth. Crack to inkpot, one knib holder missing.

Height 5″ (12.7cm)

Width 4 1/8″ (10.5cm)

Depth 2 3/4″ (6.5cm)


Circa 1850