Fine French 18th Century Inkstand in Bronze Doré and Chinoiserie Lacquered Tray


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Decorative Objects


France Ca 1750

Rare and superb Louis XV period inkstand finely chased and gilded bronze base in a Rocaille decor of stylized leaves and shells. Resting on a Chinoiserie lacquered wooden tray is a  Rocaille gilt bronze pen holder and two gilt bronze inkwells. The inkwells are adorned by oak leaves surmounted by a brown bronze acorn to open the top and are surrounded by lacquered wooden bowl. Extremely decorative ink stand which would provide elegance to any place in the house but also on top of a table or desk.

Distressed. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
H 5.5 in. x W 13.5 in. x D 10.5 in.
H 13.97 cm x W 34.29 cm x D 26.67 cm

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