Fine antique French pedestal form sander in ormolu with removable reservoir for the sand used to dry the ink when writing with a quill pen. Mid-19th century.
Antique English Ebonized Wood Inkstand, in walnut, rectangular with rounded corners, wells for pens and inks, a single shallow drawer and an ebonized carrying handle. Circa 1830-40 (caps to inkwells replaced).
*From the Estate of Joseph Stanley, New Hope, PA
Exceptional antique French pierced and gilt metal inkstand with over-all Gothic arch decoration; the rectangular top opening to a fitted interior with two removable pen wells and four crystal inkwells (one repaired). Circa 1840-1860.
Antique French bronze ormolu and marble standish in the form of a young, winged satyr blowing on a cauldron. Circa 1860.
Fine antique French rouge marble standish with ormolu inkwells and feet. Circa 1850-70.
Height: 2.5” (of base)