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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1692

    A late eighteenth century French gold-mounted ivory penner

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A late eighteenth century French gold-mounted ivory penner
    CIRCA 1780
    The ivory body with applied gold engraved wrigglework bands, unscrewing in four places to reveal a pencil, pen, an inkwell and a wafer compartment -- 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) long


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