The antique silver-on-copper and crystal pen and ink desk set is composed a footed tray with two indentations for feathered pens or writing instruments, two lidded ink bottles with brass hinges attached to brass rims at the openings. There is a centre container for wax and a small candleholder as a lid for melting the wax to seal letters.
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufactureEarly 19th Century
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionGood. The rim of the candle holder has one blemish and one padded foot is bent in. The copper rim of one bottle is bent in just near the hinge. The glass is perfect.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 3.50 in. x W 11.50 in. x D 7.12 in.
H 8.89 cm x W 29.21 cm x D 18.09 cm
- Seller locationGreat Barrington, MA
- Seller reference number5805100
- Sold AsSet of 4
- Reference numberLU83348659933
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