Brass, silver and metal ink stand with Capstan, anchor and chain, rope, eagle and sail
Lot 3
A desktop ink well decorated with nautical motifs
8-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 6 in. (22.2 x 15.8 x 15.2 cm.)
Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
A desktop ink well decorated with nautical motifs
American, late 19th century
with a brass base with ball feet, decorated with anchor chain, anchor, coils of line, life ring, sailor with a monkey fist lanyard, and a capstan with pawls, line around the drum, an eagle sitting on the hinged top, with a removeable glass insert as the ink well.
8-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 6 in. (22.2 x 15.8 x 15.2 cm.)
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  1. Lindsay Kasin
    Auction Administration - Maritime
    Bonhams
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  2. Gregg Dietrich
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    Bonhams
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    New York, 10022
    United States
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