Inkwell French Desvres Gabriel Fourmaintraux Faience

DESCRIPTION - Inkwell made by Gabriel Fourmaintraux, Desvres, France (Quimper area). The body is porcelain with floral hand painted decoration and a gilt finial. This inkwell would date to the 1st quarter of the 20th century.

CONDITION - Excellent with no damage, wear or repairs. Crease on bottom of the insert is a manufacturing flaw and does not go through to the inside (see the 4th photo).

MARK - Signed Desvres, France, 48187 and a sun mark with GF for Gabriel Fourmaintraux.

SIZE - 2 3/4" high x 3 1/2" square.

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