Charming antique French Napoleon III or Victorian era 5 7/8" desk top inkwell stand, a sail boat or tall ship with mother of pearl or abalone hull, sail & base, cut glass inkwell and an array of twisted ormolu wire rigging with anchor! One for the sailing OR inkwell enthusiasts, this little treasure stands just under 6" tall at the mast and is 5 3/4" in length! In the form of an old sailboat or tall ship, there is one shimmering pearl or abalone sail, the hull of the ship is formed by a half shell, another smaller half shell acts as the stand or base. Lovely decorative accents these.
Very good condition. No chips or damage to the inkwell, no chips to the sail though there is one chip to the rear or stern :) of the hull section. See pictures for all measurements.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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