• Important Silver and Objects o auction at Christies

    Sale 2209

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu Including the Inventory of Marks Antiques of London

    22 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 136

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT AND MALACHITE INKSTAND

    MARK OF JOHN ELDERSHAW BRUNT, LONDON, 1837

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT AND MALACHITE INKSTAND
    MARK OF JOHN ELDERSHAW BRUNT, LONDON, 1837
    Shaped rectangular, the malachite stand mounted with naturalistic flowers, foliage and bees, fitted with two silver-gilt mounted and lined inkwells, hinged domed covers, foliate scroll handles and acorn finials, marked on border, inside and on bases of inkwells
    11 in. (28 cm.) long


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    John Eldershaw Brunt's mark has been recorded on only a handful of items. Another inkstand sold at Christie's, London, 10 June 1981, lot 47.

    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 18 December 2007, lot 156


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE INVENTORY OF MARKS ANTIQUES