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AN EMPIRE PERIOD ROSEWOOD & ORMOLU MOUNTED INK STAND. FRENCH, CIRCA 1825.

Description:

AN EMPIRE PERIOD ROSEWOOD & ORMOLUMOUNTED INK STAND. FRENCH, CIRCA 1825.

An exquisitely detailed and finely crafted desk inkstand in a lovely golden rosewood with ebonised highlights. The oblong top with a central lidded ormolu vessel, the cover in the form of a bird of prey on a nest with its young, flanked by an ormolu sander and an inkwell, together with two ormolu quill holders and an ebonised pen tray. The body with a single drawer to the side and profusely decorated with classical ormolu motifs including laurel wreaths, crossed arrows & swans. Raised on four gilded flat bun feet.


 

Origin: French

Circa:1825

Height: 7.5 in. (19 cm.) | Width: 11.75 in. (30 cm.) | Depth: 6.5in. (17 cm.)

Price: £3,750

Stock Ref: A10596

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David Foord-Brown & Sean Barry
David Foord-Brown Antiques
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