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Three-piece Cold-painted Bronze Desk Set, probably Austria, late 19th/early 20th century, unmarked, comprised of a hinged rock-form ink

Auction:
2869T
Lot:
1032
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Auction:
Fine Wines - 2869T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Three-piece Cold-painted Bronze Desk Set, probably Austria, late 19th/early 20th century, unmarked, comprised of a hinged rock-form inkwell with a branch-form pen rest on a naturalistic base with an ostrich and palm tree, dia. 6 5/8, and two palm tree-form candlesticks, each on a naturalistic base with two baby ostriches, dia. 4 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Austria, Defense Intelligence Agency, Ostrich, Ratites, Roc, Struthio

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