This wonderful antique ink stand dates to about 1885. It is about 8 inches long x 5 inches wide and 5 inches high at the highest point. The pictures give the best idea of the condition. There are no chips or serious cracks. There is a lot of glaze crazing and a very old crack in the one inkwell as you can see in the pictures. This is really a fabulous piece of majolica by a well-respected company.
NOTE: Subject to prior sale (item is also in an retail store)
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This is a fabulous Umbrella stand made by Franz Anton Mehlem between 1875 - 1890 in Bonn Germany. This is from the most collectable period for this type of pottery. The model name according to the back stamp is Jasmin. The flowers on the stand look somewhat like the Hellebore. Size: 19 1/4 by 9 7/8 inches. Condition: Overall excellent for the size and age of this item. There is a small shallow 3/8 inch chip on the middle of the bottom ring where this meets the floor. This is not visible ...click for details