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Antique Sterling Silver Top Crystal Inkwell

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900   item# 1039117 (stock# ga-176)

Antique Sterling Silver Top Crystal Inkwell
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301-537-5117


$475.00 

A handsome Pairpoint Crystal Inkwell with Sterling Silver top, comprising a round sterling silver beaded lid mounted atop a hand blown round crystal symmetrical bubble pattern base, American, circa 1893. Silver mount marked STERLING and Makers Mark of Goodnow & Jenks, Boston. Size: 3" H x 2 1/2" dia. approx.; Condition is excellent.


Sheffield English Silver Plate Double Inkwell

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Writing: Pre 1960   item# 1034958 (stock# gam148)

Sheffield English Silver Plate Double Inkwell
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


$295.00 

Handsome Silver Plate Sheffield England Double Inkwell. The silver stand with centered finial and ball feet is comprised of two silver rimmed crystal inkwells and a covered center compartment. The edging is a beaded design and the front has a curve to hold a pen. Marked IFS LTD, Makers Mark, Made in England. The silver & crystal are all in excellent condition. Measurements: 8" by 3 5/8 "and 3 inches high without filial, 3 3/4 inches with. Weighs 2lbs approx.


Vintage Inuit Style Ivory Letter Opener

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Americas: Eskimo: Pre 1960   item# 840626 (stock# 5307-04)

Vintage Inuit Style Ivory Letter Opener
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301-537-5117


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This is a charming ivory letter opener, a perfect present for the ivory or tribal art collector, probably carved by Alaskan Eskimos, ca 1950s, highlighted by a sleek walrus form handle, with beautifully carved tusks; flippers and tail. Measurement: length: 8 3/4 inches. Condition: excellent no chips or cracks.


Vintage Carved "Moose" Ivory Letter Opener

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Organics: Ivory: Pre 1960   item# 840620 (stock# 5307-06 )

Vintage Carved "Moose" Ivory Letter Opener
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


$88.00 

Looking for a handsome and practical gift for his portable office. This is a pocket-sized carved ivory letter opener or paper knife with a regal moose atop a mountain peak. Measurement: Length: 6 inches. Condition: excellent; no chips or cracks


Antique Ivory Dagger-form Letter Opener

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Ivory: Pre 1900   item# 840618 (stock# 5307-03 )

Antique Ivory Dagger-form Letter Opener
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


$185.00 

Here is a unique gift for Christmas: a 19th century ivory letter opener in the form a dagger with a charming hand-carved elephant handle. The beautiful curved dagger blade is attached with old nails to the wooden handle. Measurement: length: 13 1/2 inches. Condition: two very minor losses at edge of base of wooden handle (1/8 inch each).


Mid-century Signed Inuit Scrimshaw letter Opener

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Americas: Eskimo: Scrimshaw: Pre 1920   item# 840603 (stock# 5307-01)

 Mid-century Signed Inuit Scrimshaw 
letter Opener
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


SOLD 

From an extensive private collection of ivory and bone desk objects, this is a scrimshaw letter opener, by Alaskan Eskimo carvers ca. 1950, made of walrus ivory, with etched fish form handle; the blade etched with a scene of a seal and her pup on an ice floe; signed “F.E.”famous carver Frank Ellanna,of King Island,Alaska. Measurement: length, 7 inches. Condition: excellent.


Tiffany "ninth Century" Bronze Dore letter Opener

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1920   item# 838593 (stock# gam-118)

Tiffany "ninth Century" Bronze Dore 
letter Opener
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


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Dress up your desk with a touch of Tiffany. This is the elegant Arts and Crafts bronze dore "NINTH CENTURY" pattern Letter Opener manufactured by Tiffany Studios, Circa 1910, stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1633. Size: 10 1/4" Long. Excellent vintage condition.


Vintage Arts And Crafts Letter Opener

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Writing: Pre 1920   item# 714089 (stock# gam-49)

Vintage Arts And Crafts Letter Opener
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


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This modern-looking American desk accessory is a copper twist-handle letter opener, made in the Arts and Crafts period, circa 1910, of simple design, wonderful patina. Measurements: 8 3/4 " long; condition is very good with slight wear to point.


Art Nouveau "spirit Of Life" Figural Letter opener

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Brass: Pre 1910   item# 714071 (stock# gam-47)

Art Nouveau "spirit Of Life" Figural Letter 
opener
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


$375.00 

This magnificent handcrafted Art Nouveau figural brass letter opener is the nicest one I have seen, with intricate detailed "Spirit of Life" maiden wearing a flowing, draped gown, one arm resting on back of head, the other catching her windswept gown, standing on a base of sinewy bark surrounded by clover, circa 1890's, very heavy. Measurements: 10 in. high. Condition is near perfect.


Art Nouveau Silver Sheath, Shears & Letter Opener

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Pre 1920   item# 714028 (stock# gam-45)

Art Nouveau Silver Sheath, Shears & 
Letter Opener
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Gideon Antiques
301-537-5117


$195.00 

Desk decorating? Can't duplicate this original Victorian set of large nickel plated newspaper cutting scissors and letter opener with matching sheath in the style of WMF, circa 1900, the handles and sheath of beautifully cast with Art Nouveau style; blades are steel-cut and marked "Schnefel Bros, Germany;" condition: sheath case and handles in excellent condition, some minor nicks; measurement:, 11 3/4 inches in sheath. Letter opener- 8 3/8 in high.


Vintage "jockey Cap" Inkwell With provenance

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Writing Instruments: Desk Articles: Pre 1940   item# 629155 (stock# 021507-4 )

Vintage "jockey Cap" Inkwell With 
provenance
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301-537-5117


SOLD 

This is an unusual vintage cut crystal inkwell, with hinged jockey cap lid of brass and brightly striped enamel; ca. 1930, from the Saratoga estate of the late Tommy Luther, prominent American jockey and founder of the original jockey guild; of square form, decorated with columns of notched prisms; Condition: some minor chips on prism edges, wear to enamel; measurement: 2 inches x 2 inches, and 3 inches high.


Art Nouveau Cast Metal Inkwell

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Writing Instruments: Desk Articles: Pre 1930   item# 629010 (stock# 21507-03)

 Art Nouveau Cast Metal Inkwell
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301-537-5117


SOLD 

This handsome Art Nouveau cast metal inkwell would be the perfect finishing touch for a gentleman’s desk; richly cast in petal form with hinged dome lid and pen rest, on raised feet; it has a nice weighty feel; with a beautiful green enameled metal well insert; condition: excellent; very, very slight wear at high points; measurement : 5 inches diam. 2 _ inches high.

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