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Three Inkwells

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2715B
Lot:
232
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 05, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Three Inkwells, 19th century, an English Perry & Co. stoneware syphon inkwell with beaded rims and impressed factory marks, ht. 4 1/2; French porcelain inkwell with metal mount inscribed "Encrier F.C.J. Paris A Pompe," floating porcelain insert to central cavity, two pen rests, and circular reservoir, ht. 4 3/8; and Italian carved green serpentine marble inkwell, squat urn-form with border of egg and dart molding interrupted by three Spaniel heads, over lobed body, on three paw feet, with porcelain insert, ht. 3 in.
Estimate $700-900

syphon inkwell with large hairline crack to body and spout and chips to rim and foot rim. French porcelain inkwell in good condition. All internal components are present. Marble inkwell with repairs and inpainting to two feet. Porcelain insert maybe replaced.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

English Perry & Co., metal mount, Paris

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