Lot 230: Continental Intaglio Mounted Marble Inkwell
January 25, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Continental Intaglio Mounted Marble Inkwell
The lidded top with seven brass mounted cameos of Italian famous figures within gilt-metal borders, and opening to two recesses for inkwells and four quill holders. Height 3 3/4 inches (9.6 cm), diameter 5 1/4 inches (13.3 cm).
Kentshire Galleries, New York
C Property from the Collection of Bennett and Judie Weinstock
Overall good restored condition, with repaired breaks to top seen under a black light (see attached photos), chips to edges, frames to intaglios slightly loose and with rubbing to gilding
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