Lot 13

A VICTORIAN TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS PREMIERE-PARTIE VENEERED ‘BOULLE’ INK-STAND

Mid-19th Century

Estimate: £150 - £250
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

With twin cut glass ink pots flanking a brass candle nozzle with snuffer mounted on a covered recess, pen recess to the front , 32cm wide


Condition report: 

Wear, minor chips to the veneers in areas as to be expected with use and age, notably to the lid of the covered secret container. 

Old polish in areas. Some tarnishing as to be expected. 

Ebonised edges. 


Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 


Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

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