This is a novelty inkwell in the form of a fireman's helmet. Lifting the helmet exposes a ceramic inkwell. Probably French but no marks.
In good condition some signs of wear and slight rust to interior
Haywain Antiques has clarified that the Novelty Travelling Inkwell (2111 / LA129384) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1930s.
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Period : 20th Century, 1930s
Material : Brass, Tin
Origin : French, European
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