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Nine-Piece Dresden Porcelain Desk Set

Auction:
2183
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Nine-Piece Dresden Porcelain Desk Set, late 19th century, comprising blotter, two part letter rack, pen tray fitted with inkwell, stamp box, blotting roller, pen wipe, pen, paper knife, and candlestick, all with cobalt blue ground, painted with cartouches of courting couples, with gilt enamel detailing, sold together with an associated candlestick with portrait roundel titled to base "Vestalin," letter rack ht. 5 1/8 in., (10 pieces total).

Provenance: Deaccessioned from a Northeastern Institution.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Northeastern Institution, Blotter, Cobalt, Inkwell, Pen, Porcelain, Writing instruments