Rare Silver chevalier helmet ink well
A very rare and unusual Silver Chevalier (knight) helmet shaped ink well.
Made of solid silver with wonderful chased detail and a large fleur de-lis plume this is quite unique ,once the helmet is tilted back the interior is gilded and has a glass ink holder.
This piece was made in Portugal late 1880-1890
11.5cm wide – 20cm tall and 12.5cm deep.