Description

    A Thomas Parker Lacquered Wood, Gilt Bronze and Cut-Glass Ink Stand, London, England, early 19th century
    Retaining original partial label: PAR (effaced), Cabinet & Buhl, MANUFACTURER, To His Majesty & Royal Family, 22 Warwick S. Golden Squ.e
    7-3/4 inches high x 13 inches wide x 10 inches wide (19.7 x 33.0 x 25.4 cm)

    The rectangular Boulle work ink stand with gilt bronze acanthus handle resting on spheres, with a covered reservoir directly beneath, centered by original cut-glass inkwells to either side, pen rests to front and back, drawer beneath the stand, raised on four gilt bronze beaded plinth feet.


    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.

    Condition Report*:

    Feet are detached from the bottom, with minor loss of gilt bronze and ebony to the corners and to lid of reservoir, otherwise with minor wear commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    12th-13th Saturday-Sunday
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