• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 335

    RAILWAY INTEREST - A DANISH NOVELTY SILVER INKSTAND

    MARK OF MICHELSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1896

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    RAILWAY INTEREST - A DANISH NOVELTY SILVER INKSTAND
    MARK OF MICHELSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1896
    Modelled as a steam train emerging from a tunnel and heading for a bridge, all set in front of a waterfall flanked by two green glass ink bottles and centred by a tree, the latter designed as a pen holder
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high; 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm.) wide; 10 1/8 in. (25,7 cm.) deep
    weighable silver 77 oz. (2,387 gr.)


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