Vintage Equestrian Brass Inkwell - Marked GESCHUTZT

Vintage Equestrian Brass Inkwell - Marked GESCHUTZT

$55.00

This vintage brass /bronze inkwell features a horse's head in the middle with two inkwells and a pen holder. There is no manufacturer's mark on the bottom, but it is marked "GESCHUTZT." Which means the same as "Copyrighted" in German.

We're guessing that this is Austrian in origin. Vienna was famous for it's bronze / metal casting factories in the late part of the nineteenth and early part of the Twentieth Century. This Equestrian Inkwell looks to be from the early part of the Twentieth Century. It's difficult to date it. Would have been previous to 1938, when Hitler invaded Austria. Or it could be from after 1946, when Europe was rebuilding from WWII. T

he design has some Art Deco influences. Austrian inkwells are highly collectible and this one is in fine shape. The original glass inkwell inserts were replaced with plastic at some point in the lifetime of this object.

This inkwell is perfect for horse lovers and Equestrians! It measures 6.5" x 6" x 1.5".

We can only accept returns or exchanges on antiques like this if they are returned in the same condition you received it. (It needs to be like-new and in re-sellable condition). If there is something wrong with the item or your order is incorrect, please contact us - we'd be happy to help! Please refer to our shop FAQs before ordering.

Shipping from United States

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1-2 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 3 business days
  • Europe : 1 - 12 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 1 - 14 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 1 - 14 business days
  • Latin America and the Caribbean : 1 - 14 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 2 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Returns or Exchanges

Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns or exchanges on opened art materials and on delicate antiques. Please see individual product descriptions for information on which items we accept returns. If there is something wrong with your order, please let us know right away! We will happily accept an exchange or refund.

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Custom and personalized orders

At this time we cannot create custom or personalized orders. Most of our calligraphy sets come "as is." If customization is possible it will be noted in the listing and you will be able to choose variables via a drop-down menu. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions!

Shipping Times

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We ship from Northern California. For example, if you order an item over the weekend, it will ship out via USPS Priority Mail on the following Monday. If you live on the East Coast that is three days for delivery. The earliest you would receive your item is on Thursday, possibly Friday.

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