EUROPE, LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY A European gilt brass mounted ostrich egg inkwell. The ostrich egg is mounted atop a gilt brass tree surmounted by a figural ostrich finial and flanked by two cut glass wells with miniature figures of a kangaroo and ostrich. The inkwell is mounted on a beveled wood plinth with green felt. 12 3/4" long by 5 1/2" deep by 12 5/8" tall
One of the decorative leaves has fallen off, but is included with the piece. Otherwise good condition.