Gilt Bronze & Garnet 3 Piece Desk Set: Stationery Casket, Inkwell & Pen Tray

Fabulous Napoleon III Dore Bronze three piece Desk Set - Circa 1870. This beautiful Desk Set consists of three elegant pieces. A Stationery - Letter Box, Rectangular in shape. Gilt Bronze Box set with 15 oval glass garnet cabochons of various sizes. The Dore Bronze is finely etched and has a rope trim. There is a plaque inside the Box with the name of the retailer T.A. SIMPSON & Co. 154 Regent Street. One of the finest shops in London in the 19th Century. There is some wear to the original silk.

The Circular Inkwell is set with 7 oval glass garnet cabochons. The inside lid is engraved with the name of the retailer.

The matching Pen Holder has 7 oval glass garnet cabochons. This is one of the finest desk sets I have ever seen. The condition is good. Slight loss to the Dore on the front of the Box. Made in France and retailed in England.

The Box measures approximately 7 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 5 1/4". Inkwell measures approx. 8 3/4" in diameter and 4" high. Pen Holder measures approx. 4 3/4" x 3".


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