This antique, Regency period ink stand has a rectangular two-tier frame with reeded edges and a brass carrying handle. It has three square wells for ink bottles, over two pen trays with sliding lids, above a long base drawer on one side with a brass knob. From an important estate with great history, it would be the centerpiece of any desk.
PROVENANCE Chatsworth House (Derbyshire).
DATE c. 1820
DIMENSIONS Width 12 Depth 9.5 Height 3 in.
CONDITION Note: no ink bottles. The sliding lids are missing knobs.