A French 19th Century Charles X St. Patinated Bronze And Ormolu Inkwell
Item # 5865A
An elegant French 19th century Charles X st. patinated bronze, marble and ormolu inkwell. The inkwell is raised on a rectangular sienna marble base. Above is the elongated octagonal ormolu support, with finely chased acanthus leaves in a satin and burnished finish. The reeded patinated bronze urn, with foliate chasing at the lip, houses the removable ormolu fitted quill and ink. The bronze and ormolu lid has charming foliate patterns and a reeded acorn finial above. All original gilt and patina throughout.