I have loved stationery, paper goods and books for as long as I can remember... I could wander hours in a department store's paper department and finger things...
An American Art Nouveau gilt bronze "Abalone" pattern desk set by, Tiffany Studios decorated with inlaid abalone with in each piece. The set comprises of a letter rack, picture frame, calendar frame, pen tray, letter opener, blotter ends, rocker blotter, inkwell, pen wipe, postage scale, stamp box, utility box with key, memo pad, magnify glass, and a linenfold desk lamp. Each piece is signed, Tiffany Studios New York" and all are numbered. circa 1900
This magnificent antique inkwell (circa 1830-50) is in original condition. With its ornate decoration it comes complete with an inner inkwell (complete), matching antique dip nib holder and rockerblotter. This fantastic piece would take pride of place in any collection.