The rectangular inkwell decorated on top with Amor sitting on a lion. (Omnia Vincit Amor - Love conquers all.)
Love Conquers all
I have seen the one who could master even a ferocious lion,
I have seen the one who alone could tame hearts: Amor
The interior with a sand caster, a white porcelain ink container and a pen holder. One penholder missing.
France - second quarter 19th century
Height: 17 cm. (6,7 inches.)
Length: 14,5 cm. (5,7 inches.)
Depth: 8.5 cm. (3,3 inches.)
Weight: 1.620 grams.