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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