Masonic Inkwell made 

in the Rococo Style

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Here is a large and heavy Masonic Inkwell made in the flamboyant Rococo Style from the late 19th century.  It has both of its porcelain inserts for holding ink and is stamped on the bottom with a markers mark that says "Carpe diem" which is Latin for "seize the day", the Square and Compasses is positioned in the Fellowcraft Degree and the foundry style number 9273- or 8.  It measures 11 1/5 inches wide by  9 inches tall and has its original patina.

 

         

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