7 May 2008
A GEORGE IV BOULLE INKSTAND
With two gilt brass mounted cut-glass inkwells and a hidden compartment with acorn finial; together with a Stag antler veneered box, German, circa 1850
13½ in. (34.2 cm.) wide (2)
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Possibly 1851 Inventory, Dessert Room, 'Inkstand - £0.4.6'
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