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Antique Egyptian Revival ink stand, English in silvered and gilt bronze.

 

Egyptian revival ink stand or desk stand with inkwells, antique. Superb quality English Victorian desk set with Egyptian influence. Of silvered and gilt bronze with a D-ended base with winged Egyptian Sphynx feet. A pen tray to front and back and a fine silvered bronze female mask to each D-end. The inwells set on four silvered ball feet is of sarcophagus form with a superb and finely detailed silvered bronze sphynx to the hinged top. To the front of the sarcophagus is a silvered winged representation of the God Horus. To all the edges of the sarcophagus is a complicated double V pattern while a different pattern but still using the V surrounds the base of the inkstand. On lifting the hinged lid of the sarcophagus two glass inkwells are revealed and a pin tray. Very fine object. English circa 1880. 13.5 inches high by 9 inches wide by 8 inches high ( 33.75 cms by 22.5 cms by 20 cms).

Stock Number: 4130
Origin: England
Price: SOLD
Availability: SOLD

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