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Antique French bronze pen and ink stand depicting a child and a dog

£250.00 or Best Offer Unsold, £9.95 Shipping

Seller: doveski (745) 100%, Location: olney, Ships to: GB, Item: 123145049102 Welcome to my sale of antique collectables that have come from my parent’s collection. My mum and dad were antique dealers and so many of these items have been in the family for years.I will be slowly selling off many antique items from my parents’ house over the next few months so keep your eyes on my selling account.I have some experience in antiques but I am not an expert and so all the descriptions given are just my opinion. Please don’t take my descriptions as a guarantee as my opinion is just there for some guidance. Please make your own judgements from the photos and only bid if you are happy from the photos. If you need further photos please email me.The guarantee I can give is that none of the times I am selling are fake.I am not an expert on European bronze as this feels different to Japanese bronzes that I collect. I thought it may be iron but I have found an identical one for hire on the internet and it is described as bronzeNot spelta An attractive and unusual patinated bronze inkwell of a child and a dog next to its kennel. The top of the kennel lifts off to reveal the porcelain inkwell within. The child in 19th century clothes and the dog which is some form of retriever. The naturalistic base includes sheaves of corn, grasses and rustic fences. All extremely well modelled and set on an oval onyx and marble base 27 cm in length18cm w16 cm height C1880Will ship but is heavy so may be costly Condition: Good . See photosa piece may be missing near where the chain may have originally linked up ( See last photo)?Some of the bronze is worn and the base metal coming through in placessome minor chips to base

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