BOULLE/TORTOISESHELL BRASS INKSTAND
BOULLE/TORTOISESHELL BRASS INKSTAND
BOULLE/TORTOISESHELL BRASS INKSTAND
BOULLE/TORTOISESHELL BRASS INKSTAND
BOULLE/TORTOISESHELL BRASS INKSTAND

BOULLE/TORTOISESHELL BRASS INKSTAND

c. 1825 ENGLAND

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£1,390 gbp
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A VERY FINE "BLONDE" TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAY INKSTAND.OTHERWISE KNOWN AS BOULLE WORK.IT HAS TWO INKWELLS IN GLASS WITH BRASS TOPS,A CENTRAL COMPARTMENT OPENABLE BY AN IVORY FINIAL AND HAS AN ORNATE BRASS CARRYING HANDLE.THIS IS A NOW VERY HARD TO FIND COLOUR OF TORTOISESHELL.IT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION ANS IS OF PLEASANT PROPORTION,MEASURING 13 INCHES IN LENGTH AND 9 IN DEPTH.IT STANDS ON ORNATE BUN FEET WITH A HEIGHT OF JUST OVER 4 INCHES.IN THE DRAWER,I FOUND TWO LABELS...ONE STATES:A GEORGE IV BRASS INLAID TORTOISESHELL INKSTAND...AND THE OTHER SHOWS THAT THIS WAS SOLD AT CHRISTIE'S IN 2006 AT THE GRYNN CASTLE SALE.IT WAS ALSO USED AS A PROP IN A TV ADAPTATION OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.THANK YOU FOR VISITING MY WEBSITE.I AM WILLING TO OFFER DISCOUNT FOR THIS ANTIQUE.
VERY GOOD
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Dimensions
External Width 4.00 inch (10.16 cm)
External Depth 13.00 inch (33.02 cm)
Diameter 9.50 (24.13 cm)
Weight 1835.00g (59.00oz t)
Stock Code
130
Medium
TORTOISESHELL BRASS
Signed/Inscribed
NO
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