A very rare and stylish naturalistic inkstand in the form of a leaf above which sits a bell in the form of a pear, quill compartment in the form of an apple and an ink compartment in the form of a pomegranate. The center of the inkstand has bark style taper stick with quill holder and a removable sconce and snuffer. The inkstand sits on three feet and is a fabulous piece of craftsmanship.
Weight: 23 troy ounces/732 grams
Length: 9 inches/23cm
Width: 8 inches/20cm
Condition: Excellent throughout. Every piece beautifully hallmarked. Gilding elegantly time aged.