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J. Herbin

Herbin Calligraphy Wooden Box Set

La Perle des Encres

Item # pjh270


This charming vintage velvet-lined wooden Calligraphy box holds one wood nib holder, five steel nibs (2x L'Ecolier, 1x Steno, Pfanne, Cito-Fein), and one 30ml bottle of Pensive Violet ink and is perfect for calligraphers & letter artists. This set is minics a vintage school writing box, and makes a great collectors item for the beginner and advanced calligrapher. A great unique gift item!

Included is a bottle of the delightful J. Herbin Violette Pensee (Pensive Violet) ink. The Pensive Violet is also a flower from the very same name. Since Napoleon I, French pupils used violet ink color, known as the least expensive color (at the time). This ink was made of methyl-violet, also used to disinfect wounds.

The La Perle des Encres burnt into the wood cover means "The Pearl of Inks".

  • 9.5 x 2 x 2.5 inches
  • Vintage wood box
  • one wood nib-holder
  • five steel nibs (2x L'Ecolier, 1x Steno, Pfanne, Cito-Fein)
  • one 30 ml bottle
  • H270/77

Additional Info

J Herbin Calligraphy-Wooden-Box-Set


  • Pen Style
    • Pen Type
    • Calligraphy Pen
  • Bottled Inks
    • Bottle Volume
    • 30ml
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    • Ships in 5 - 10 days.