An exceptionally well cast French Sevres soft paste porcelain and Gilt-Bronze Ormolu Desk Letters Holder, complete with its matching single Inkwell of similar design. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
The holder made of five hand painted porcelain plaques within an ormolu frame. Superbly painted depicting a romantic couple wearing Eighteenth Century dress, surrounded by animals in a seated landscape.
The Inkwell with similar painting.
Condition: Good untouched condition with no wear to ormolu gilding, some of the velvet lined panels have had its fabric replaced, very nicely done. Side panel has a crack, see later image. The liner is missing from the inkwell.
Desk Holder: Width: (entire at front) 9” (23cm). Height: .6.75” (17cm). Depth: (4.75” (12.25cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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