Charming Antique French Marble and Ormoly Standish with a young bacchante reclining and reading a book. Circa 1860-70.
Dimensions: 8.25" x 7"
An absolutely fabulous vintage Art Deco pewter-over-wood sheet pewter inkstand c1920s. This desk set consists of the 8-5/8 x 5-1/2" base, with a fitted glass inkwell, a hand-done optical checkerboard Deco motif (stippled and gloss segments) and a matching 8 x 7/8" letter opener, which rests on one of the two channels on the base (the other is for a pen). Also included is a 5-1/8 x 2-1/8" rocking ink blotter with screw-on knob and checkerboard motif...
Nice old wax seal stamp with a fluted vulcanite handle. The mounts are gold. The top flower decoration and the center band are 18K gold. The wax seal mount is 14K gold. The glass wax seal is DEW (I think). Measures about 2-1/8 inches tall. Excellent condition.
Very fine 18thc Indian elephant ivory letter opener-ornate-beautifully carved-8.5 inches long-no condition problems
Nice old wax seal stamp with a fantastic ivory-colored enamel handle. The top and barrel of the handle are decorated with a snake motif. Measures about 3-3/4 inches tall. This is the handle only as the stamp is blank, so you would have to add one for yourself. Excellent condition.
Nice old wax seal stamp with a hollow silver handle marked 800. The handle has a nice Arts & Crafts flower decoration. This is probably German, but could be Italian. The silver wax seal is DA (I think). Measures about 2-1/8 inches tall. Excellent condition, with a couple of small dents in the silver handle.
Nice old wax seal stamp with a celluloid handle carved with flowers and vines. Measures about 3-1/8 inches tall. This is the handle only as the stamp is blank, so you would have to add one for yourself. Excellent condition.
An Antique Continental Silver (.830 std.) Inkstand Made in Sweden Circa 1930 Maker's Mark probably G.A.B for Guldsmedsaktiebolaget possibly designed by Jacob Angman. The rounded triangular shaped Inkstand on three plain bun supports with plain platform fronting a deep and wide pen well, with a lobate fluted melon shaped covered inkwell, with plain circular dome shaped cover with ball finial, the platform with an outer "bamboo" style narrow border. Width:- 10 3/4 ins...
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.
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.