Heintz metal work inkwell from early 20th century arts & crafts era. Simple silver detail on bronze. Glass insert intact and in perfect condition.
Heintz Art Metal Shop was located in Buffalo and in 1912 he perfected a way to aapply sterling silver to bronze without the use of solder; hence the patent date on his pieces. His shop fabricated many different designs and products and are a highly sought after collectible.
Heintz imprint, and patent info