Fine antique French pedestal form sander in ormolu with removable reservoir for the sand used to dry the ink when writing with a quill pen. Mid-19th century.
Antique English Ebonized Wood Inkstand, in walnut, rectangular with rounded corners, wells for pens and inks, a single shallow drawer and an ebonized carrying handle. Circa 1830-40 (caps to inkwells replaced).
*From the Estate of Joseph Stanley, New Hope, PA
Fine Antique French Inkwell or Standish in Ormolu; having a hinged lid and circular stepped body with applied cast floral decoration, and raised on three toupie feet. Circa 1850.
Diameter; 4.25" Height: 3.25" SAFA/9533