DESCRIPTION: Mottahedeh black jasperware inkwell in shell form. With gold gilded triple lidded inkwells and double pen holder. PROVENANCE: From the Estate of Ron Shepler, Harrisburg, PA. MEASUREMENTS: 8" x 5" x 1-1/2" high. CONDITION: Small chip from gilding on lid of one inkwell. One inkwell missing interior porcelain ink holder. Slight residue to back of piece.