Antique 19th century Empire Style Ormolu Inkwell & Cover

April 23, 2019 Posted in:
Antique 19th century Empire Style Ormolu Inkwell & Cover

An ormolu inkwell and cover from the mid 19th century. The circular stepped base with guilloche cast friezes below three winged lion monopodia supports. The lift off press-papier top modelled as a pair of horses. Lacking glass liner. Original patination.

Height 9 3/4″ (25cm)

Width 7″ (18cm)

Base diameter 6 1/8″ (15.5cm)

English

Circa 1850