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Cast Bronze Shell-form Inkwell

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
482
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Cast Bronze Shell-form Inkwell, modeled as three open shells joined by leafy seaweed with a central inset glass inkwell topped by a cover against the back modeled as a rock with projecting leaves, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 10 5/8, dp. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

Small areas of metal fatigue to inkwell cover. Chip to glass inkwell. Both glassinkwell and cover are probably replacements. Usage wear/surface abrasions and nicks to shell interiors.

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Inkwell, Projectiles

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