Antique Silver model tortoise inkstand
Antique Silver model tortoise inkstand
Antique Silver model tortoise inkstand
Antique Silver model tortoise inkstand
Antique Silver model tortoise inkstand
Antique Silver model tortoise inkstand
Antique Silver model tortoise inkstand
A superb and rare example of the work of this wonderful rural silversmith.

This life-sized, lifelike silver model of a tortoise whose shell hinges open to reveal an inkwell, together with a stamp receptacle and a nib container.
Hanau, Germany; imported by Berthold Muller and import hallmarked in Chester in 1901
Dimensions
Depth 293.00 cm (115.35 inches)
Weight 34.00oz t (1057.40g)
Medium
Silver
Signed/Inscribed
Berthold Muller - Chester 1901
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