Rare 10-piece ‘Boulle-work’ Desk Set
A truly remarkable and rare late 19th century ‘Boulle-work’ Gentlemans ten-piece DESK SET in wonderful condition. All ten items are of the finest quality, with brass scrollwork inlaid into tortoiseshell and rosewood. The set comprises: 8-day CLOCK in full working order; large FOLDER for letters etc; a pretty mahogany-backed PHOTO-FRAME; a second PHOTO-FRAME (or calendar); pair of CANDLESTICKS; charming MATCHBOX HOLDER; circular PIN or ASHTRAY; smaller FOLDER for letters; diary etc. and the large Boulle-work INKSTAND with 2 inkwells; pen tray and central hinged box (for stamps?). The Desk Stand: 14 x 10ins; The photo-frame: 7 x 5ins.
*Some pieces are signed: “Vickery” of Regent Street, London, who were retailers of the finest quality. Priced for all ten items…
Stock No – 064/2019/2019
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