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Italian Empire Silver Inkstand
Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Desk Accessories
Sterling Silver
Roman sterling silver inkstand of sober neoclassical form comprising double pots for sander and inkwell with acorn finial lids on a stamped oval tray, Italy, early 1800s.
Louis-Ernest Barrias (French, 1841 - 1905) Ormolu ...
Barrias Louis Ernest
Antique 19th Century French Desk Accessories
Bronze, Marble
Inkwell/Encrier. La Nature se Dévoilant Devant la Science. "Nature revealing herself to science." Signed "E. Barrias" and stamped with Susse Frères Éditeurs foundry mark. ...
Russian Inkwell Gilt Bronze, 19th Century
Russian Inkwell Gilt Bronze, 19th Century
5 Saint Andre
Russian Inkwell Gilt Bronze, 19th Century
Antique 19th Century Russian Desk Accessories
Inkwell in gilt bronze and with enamel plate in imitation of porphyry. High quality of finishing with four rings around an openwork gallery. The inkwell crystal size is set on a warbl...
Empire Bronze-Mounted Baccarat Inkwell
Baccarat
Antique Late 19th Century French Empire Desk Accessories
Bronze, Crystal
Empire bronze-mounted Baccarat inkwell, beautiful crisp bronze casting, on faceted Baccarat crystal cube inkwell, unsigned.
Antique Classical Sterling Silver Inkwell by Gorha...
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Antique 1890s American Late Victorian Desk Accessories
Glass, Sterling Silver
Classical sterling silver inkwell. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1894. Clear glass with fluted sides and ovoid well. Short neck with silver collar and hinged and beaded bun cover. A n...
Russian Malachite and Bronze Inkwell
Russian Malachite and Bronze Inkwell
MS Rau Antiques
Russian Malachite and Bronze Inkwell
Antique Late 19th Century Desk Accessories
Malachite is one of Russia’s most prestigious stones, and its use in the creation of this rare and opulent inkwell indicates commission and ownership by an individual of considerable st...
Flamand French Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Inkwell
Georges Flamand
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Desk Accessories
A French Art Nouveau gilt patinated bronze Inkwell by Georges Flamand. This piece features three entwined maidens amidst water and flowers. Circa 1900. Pictured in: Dynamic Beauty: Sc...
Inkwell with Putti Napoleon III, circa 1870
Inkwell with Putti Napoleon III, circa 1870
5 Saint Andre
Inkwell with Putti Napoleon III, circa 1870
Antique 19th Century French Desk Accessories
Bronze
Gilt bronze and porcelain inkwell of Napoleon III period. A porcelain terrace with a cartridge in the center representing love, surrounded by a floral border. The porcelain plate is f...
Hoof Mounted Encrier or Inkwell with Brass Fitting...
Antique 19th Century English Desk Accessories
Brass
19th century Hoof Mounted Encrier or inkwell with brass fittings and glass ink pot and a pen rack.
Art Deco Silver Writing Desk Set
Art Deco Silver Writing Desk Set
Gottschalch Antiques
Art Deco Silver Writing Desk Set
Vintage 1930s European Art Deco Desk Accessories
Beautiful Art Deco silver writing desk set.
Victorian Sterling Silver-Mounted "Controlled Bubb...
Goodnow & Jenks
Antique 1890s American Victorian Desk Accessories
Crystal, Sterling Silver
Victorian, sterling silver-mounted, "controlled bubbles" crystal inkwell, attributed to Goodnow & Jenks (marks rubbed), Boston, circa 1885-1895. Measures: 3 3/4" high x 4 1/2" diameter....
Rare Tiffany Hand-Hammered and Applied Silver Inkw...
Tiffany & Co.
Antique Late 19th Century American Aesthetic Movement Desk Accessories
Sterling Silver
Hand-hammered and applied sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, circa 1880. Straight sides, curved shoulders, and threaded bun cover. A conventional form embell...
Victorian Cast Iron Figural Inkwell
Victorian Cast Iron Figural Inkwell
Radio Guy & Early Electrics
Victorian Cast Iron Figural Inkwell
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Desk Accessories
Iron
This is an 1800s cast iron inkwell with very nice original paint. The mouth and head is hinged and flips up. It is a bit unsettling but thats the charm.
Regency Period Desk Piece
Regency Period Desk Piece
W. R. Harvey & Co Antiques
Regency Period Desk Piece
Antique 1820s British Desk Accessories
A very good Regency period ebony and brass inlaid desk piece with the original ink bottles, stoppers, taper holder and flame snuffer.
Large Damascus Islamic Silver Inlaid Brass Qalamda...
Antique 1890s Syrian Islamic Desk Accessories
Brass, Silver
Great quality Mamluk style, silver and copper inlaid brush and ink holder "Qalamdan" or "Divit," skillfully hand made in Damascus, Syria, with Islamic calligraphy, circa late 19th centu...
Follot French Art Nouveau Bronze Inkwell
Follot French Art Nouveau Bronze Inkwell
Macklowe Gallery
Follot French Art Nouveau Bronze Inkwell
Paul Follot
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Desk Accessories
A French Art Nouveau Inkwell with a reed and pond lily motif by Paul Follot. Circa 1900. Signed, "PFollot and 1126". (MG #13458)  
Becker Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Serpent and Apple I...
Edmond-Henri Becker
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Desk Accessories
A French Art Nouveau gilt bronze serpent and apple inkwell by Becker. (MG #14426)  
19th Century Middle Eastern Brass Scribe Box
Antique 19th Century Egyptian Desk Accessories
Brass
Highly decorated brass scribe box used to hold quills in the main chamber and ink in the side chamber. Both chambers have lids that open.
Spanish Early 19th Century Silver Desk Inkwell, ci...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century Spanish Desk Accessories
Silver
Spanish early 19th century silver desk inkwell, circa 1820.
Victorian Brass Cockerel Inkwell
Victorian Brass Cockerel Inkwell
Fears and Kahn
Victorian Brass Cockerel Inkwell
Antique Late 19th Century British Hollywood Regency Desk Accessories
Brass, Oak
Victorian cockerel inkwell designed and manufactured in the UK. Decorative brass form with a hinged head and removable ink tray. Square oak plinth. Measure: H 25cm x L 12cm x W...
Marble Inkwell with Bronze Bust of Philosopher, Se...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Desk Accessories
Bronze, Marble
Inkwell of Napoleon III era empire style. Antique green marble, two inkwells in ormolu incorporate two blown glass inkwells (1 small chip to the neck of an inkwell). The marble is supp...
Large Nautical Capstan Silver Clock Inkwell by Wal...
Walker & Hall
English Desk Accessories
A large nautical capstan silver clock inkwell by maker Walker & Hall, dated, circa 1914. The clock face can be shown in two different positions open or closed. Alternatively, if pre...
Very Unusual Desk Piece in the Form of a WW1 Bi-Pl...
Vintage 1920s English Desk Accessories
Silver Plate
A very unusual desk piece in the form of a WW1 bi-plane, English, circa 1920. The wings accommodate two glass inkwells. On the reverse of the wings there are three penholders, such as ...
Large and Impressive Horn and Silver Plate Partner...
English Desk Accessories
Oak, Silver Plate, Horn
A large and impressive, horn and silver plate partners desk centerpiece, circa 1900. It comprises two superb mythical sea creatures in horn and silver-plate and two hinged lid inkwells...
Extremely Rare Georg Jensen Ink Well with Glass In...
Georg Jensen
Early 20th Century Danish Modern Desk Accessories
Sterling Silver
Sterling silver inkwell on stand, #346, 1926-1930. The well is a fluted melon form, spot hammered with pendant grape finials and handles. Attached to oval stand with scrolling rim...
19th C. French Boulle Inlaid Inkwell with Bronze M...
Antique Late 19th Century French Rococo Desk Accessories
Antique Boulle inlaid inkwell with bronze mounts from France, circa 1880. Featuring a dolphin-form handle over lidded compartment flanked by a pair of carved glass vessels within eboniz...
Gilded Bronze Desk Inkwell in Louis XVI Style
Gilded Bronze Desk Inkwell in Louis XVI Style
Leda-Decors
Gilded Bronze Desk Inkwell in Louis XVI Style
Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Desk Accessories
Bronze
Charming golden bronze inkwell, on a green marble base. The glass inkpots are missing.
Inkwell by Just Andersen, Denmark, circa 1930
Inkwell by Just Andersen, Denmark, circa 1930
Bernd Goeckler Antiques
Inkwell by Just Andersen, Denmark, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s Danish Art Deco Desk Accessories
Metal
Patinated diskometal, Andersen’s signature alloy, with a dome cap, glass well, and square basin. Marked on the underside with Andersen’s monogram and model number. OUR REFERENCE N668...
Inkwell by Just Andersen, Denmark, circa 1930
Just Andersen
Vintage 1930s Danish Art Deco Desk Accessories
Metal
Patinated diskometal, Andersen’s signature alloy, with a hinged cap, glass well, and shallow scalloped basin. Marked on the underside with Andersen’s monogram and model number. OUR R...
Inkwell by GAB, Sweden, 1930s
Inkwell by GAB, Sweden, 1930s
Bernd Goeckler Antiques
Inkwell by GAB, Sweden, 1930s
Vintage 1930s Swedish Art Deco Desk Accessories
Bronze
Patinated bronze tapered cubic well with a square lid and knop, mounted to a rectangular tray. Stamped with GAB hallmarks on the underside, model 56. OUR REFERENCE N5990
 Inkwell GAB, Sweden, 1930s
Inkwell GAB, Sweden, 1930s
Bernd Goeckler Antiques
Inkwell GAB, Sweden, 1930s
Vintage 1930s Swedish Art Deco Desk Accessories
Bronze
Patinated bronze tray, mounted with a rampart lion and two square wells, each a with round lid and glass vail, raised on paw feet. GAB stamp and model number on the underside. OUR RE...
Whimsical Antique 19th Century Cat Top Glass and B...
Antique 19th Century Unknown Desk Accessories
Bronze, Glass
Whimsical Antique 19th Century Cat top Glass and Bronze Inkwell. Cat with glass eyes, glass body of inkwell with impressed mark in sheild (illegible); Diameter: 4 3/8 inches; height: 2...
Rare Inkwell
Rare Inkwell
Leda-Decors
Rare Inkwell
Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desk Accessories
Marble
Very rare inkwell, with one clock on each side. Gilded bronze on a marble base.
19th Century French Gilt Bronze Burl Fruitwood Enc...
Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Desk Accessories
Fruitwood, Bronze
French Empire gilt bronze and burl fruitwood encrier. Central candlestick surrounded by four quill holders and a pair of cut-glass inkpots. France, early 19th century. Measures: H ...
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell, Antique Victori...
Hukin and Heath
Antique 1890s English Victorian Desk Accessories
Sterling Silver
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver inkwell in the form of a pen nib; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional ...
Georg Jensen Double Inkwell, No. 303
Georg Jensen Double Inkwell, No. 303
Gallery 925
Georg Jensen Double Inkwell, No. 303
Georg Jensen
Danish Art Nouveau Desk Accessories
Sterling Silver
Georg Jensen double inkwell, no. 303. 830S, circa 1919. Very good condition. Measures: 12" L x 5.78" W x 5" H. Johan Rohde Bio: Johan Rohde (1856-1935) was a distinguished...
Art Nouveau Copper Inkwell
Art Nouveau Copper Inkwell
North Seas Gallery
Art Nouveau Copper Inkwell
Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Desk Accessories
Copper
An ornately decorated Art Nouveau inkwell, with wonderful patina.
Rococo Style Gilt Bronze Inkwell with Porcelain Bu...
French Louis XV Desk Accessories
Probably Madame Pompadour ........ the ormolu base in Louis XV style. The ormolu very finely cast, crisply chased and otherwise finely detailed. The bust in good condition and well done...
Baleen Inkwell Inlaid with Whale's Tooth
Baleen Inkwell Inlaid with Whale's Tooth
Anthony's Fine Art and Antiques
Baleen Inkwell Inlaid with Whale's Tooth
Antique Late 18th Century English Desk Accessories
Bone, Ebony
Ebonized baleen pen stand inlaid with a motif of tusk rounds, and scrimshaw whale teeth depicting a commemorative attribution to an American sailor. The teeth are engraved with the word...
Bird Inkwell by Bergman Vienna Bronze
Bird Inkwell by Bergman Vienna Bronze
Theodora Antiques & Design
Bird Inkwell by Bergman Vienna Bronze
Austrian Desk Accessories
Bronze
Bronze bird inkwell on leafed tray, circa 1910.
Three English Pug Inkwell
Three English Pug Inkwell
Theodora Antiques & Design
Three English Pug Inkwell
English Desk Accessories
Brass, Glass, Leather, Wood
Three English pug inkwell with glass eyes two of them have brass inkwell one has glass. Big size 3" W, 3.50" D, 4" H, medium size 2.50" W, 3" D, 3.50 H."
Craftsman Mixed Metal Double Inkwell in Hand-Hamme...
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century American American Craftsman Desk Accessories
Copper, Silver
Mixed metal double inkwell on stand, circa 1885. Two ink pots on trefoil stand. Honeycomb copper ground with sculptural scrolled silver rims. Pots clear glass with carved scrolls and fl...
Regency Period Bronze Oval Encrier
Regency Period Bronze Oval Encrier
Windsor House Antiques Ltd
Regency Period Bronze Oval Encrier
Antique 19th Century English Regency Desk Accessories
Bronze
A good Regency period bronze oval Encrier, the lid with a candlestick, the two departments with stylised flowers, the main body well cast standing on paw feet. Original bronze patina. V...
Russian 19th century Inkwell in ormolu and Egyptia...
Antique Early 19th Century Russian Neoclassical Desk Accessories
Ormolu, Porphyry
Of exceptional quality, being in the form of a casket set with five oval shaped semi-precious cabochon stones, sitting on the finest ancient Egyptian Porphyry. The attention to detail i...
Early 20th Century Sheffield Silver Plate Ink Stan...
Vintage 1920s English Desk Accessories
Glass, Silver Plate
Early 20th century Sheffield silver plate ink stand by Walker & Hall. Of hexagonal form, with a gadrooned border on both the stand and the lid of the inkwell. Stamped on the bottom with...
Antique 19th Century Rare Victorian Solid Silver N...
Antique 1880s English Victorian Desk Accessories
Sterling Silver
Description: Antique 19th century exceptionally rare Victorian Solid Silver Novelty bear baiting desk inkwell, realistically modelled as a bear chained to rugged staff, the hinged he...
Early 19th Century English Staffordshire Shell Ink...
Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain
Antique Early 19th Century English Early Victorian Desk Accessories
Ceramic
An English Staffordshire porcelaneous inkwell. A pink shell-shaped, two hole dip, one for filling and the other for dipping a pen or quill, sitting atop three smaller hand-painted shell...
English 19th Century Cornish Serpentine Stone Inkw...
Antique Mid-19th Century English Neoclassical Desk Accessories
Stone
English 19th century cornish serpentine stone inkwell in the form of a neoclassical or Grand Tour turned column base with original fitted lid. Cornish serpentine is from the Lizard Peni...
19th Century French Barbedienne Bronze and Marble ...
Edouard Lievre
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Desk Accessories
Bronze, Marble
19th century French Barbedienne gilded bronze and rouge griotte marble inkwell by Edouard Lièvre (French, 1828-1886) The "F. Barbedienne" foundry mark inscribed on the bronze rim can b...
Silver Plated Lobster Desk Stand
Silver Plated Lobster Desk Stand
Adrian Alan
Silver Plated Lobster Desk Stand
Antique 19th Century British Victorian Desk Accessories
Silver Plate
A Victorian silver plated desk stand modelled as a lobster, the hinged body opening to twin glass ink wells, the underside inscribed ‘Rd 136505.’ The English registered design stamp ...
19th Century French Marble and Bronze Inkwell with...
Antique Late 19th Century French Empire Desk Accessories
19th century French marble and bronze inkwell with eagle on bronze feet, circa 1870. Each container has its original ink holder. Dark green marble with curved pen holder.
XX Century Silver Plated Hare Inkwell
XX Century Silver Plated Hare Inkwell
Portuondo Paris
XX Century Silver Plated Hare Inkwell
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desk Accessories
Silver Plate
Decorative XX century inkwell or box representing a silver plated hare.
French Empire Inkwel in Bronze Ormolu and Green P...
Antique 1820s French Empire Desk Accessories
Bronze
Very rare outstanding condition and gorgeous bronze chasing for this Napoleonian inkwell resting on a square base adorned by a dore "feuille d'eau" (waterleaf) decor. The impeccable gre...
19th Century Bronze Growling Dog with Collar and C...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Desk Accessories
Ceramic
Charming 19th century bronze growling dog inkwell with collar and chain. This detailed piece still has its original ink vessel, a great gift for the canine lover in your life.
Early and Rare Royal Copenhagen Writing Set with T...
Antique 1850s Danish Desk Accessories
Early and rare Royal Copenhagen writing set with two inkwells. hand-painted with flowers. Stamped, circa 1850s. 1st. factory quality, in good condition, one lid with small chip...
Large Detailed Early 20th Century Bronze Two Owl I...
Early 20th Century French Napoleon III Desk Accessories
Beautiful bronze inkwell of two owls on a branch and leaf. This inkwell is beautifully detailed and at 17" makes a very important desk accessory.
Late 19th Century Ostrich in Motion Inkwell with R...
Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Desk Accessories
Rare late 19th century ostrich in motion inkwell. Two stones in bronze serve as the quill holder and top opens but the porcelain ink pot is missing.
Rare Karl Lindström for Rörstrand Inkwell, circa ...
Early 20th Century Swedish Desk Accessories
Rare Karl Lindström (1865-1936) for Rörstrand inkwell, circa 1900. In good condition. Measures: 16 x 12 cm. Marked.