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An Italian Empire Sterling and Gilt Silver Inkstand

An Italian Empire Sterling and Gilt Silver Inkstand

$8,000.00

Status: Available

  • Early 19th Century

  • Inv Number:
  • #2009

About

Of oval shape, with a cupid riding aloft a silver gilt dolphin forming a lid over compartment, flanked by ink and powder pots on masked plinths cast with Medusa masks and mounted to an oval lion's-paw footed tray with a gallery. Marked with French Le Cygne import mark, and other unidentified marks and punches.

8 1/2in. high, 13 1/2in. wide and 7 1/2in. deep, 48.2ozT all in