A Regency gilt metal and malachite inset ornamental Inkwell,

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Lot 21
A Regency gilt metal and malachite inset ornamental Inkwell,

Sold for £ 646 (US$ 911) inc. premium
A Regency gilt metal and malachite inset ornamental Inkwell,
the ovoid well section with circular malachite inset lid applied with gilt metal motifs of the crowned Prince of Wales feathers and intertwined initials above 'E.M.', supported by six s-scroll supports, the circular base with central malachite inset panel surrounded by an ornate blind fretwork frame and a pierced gallery incorporating trefoil and quatrefoil motifs, 16cm high 20cm diameter.

Footnotes

  • It is conceivable that the combination of of monogram and Prince of Wales feathers denotes a gift to the former from THe Prince Regent.
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