Two (2) Inkwells plus assorted pens. 1st item: Rectangular dore bronze inkstand fitted with a central ormolu circular covered compartment with thistle finial, flanked by two deep amythest glass inkwells with Scottish Silver Industrial Medal lids reading 'Semper Armis Nunc Et Industria' with additional circular round covered boxes mounted to two sides, also fitted with Scottish Silver Industrial Medal lids. Unmarked. 12 3/4" L x 5 1/8" H. 19th century. 2nd item: Victorian papier mache rectangular form standish having gilt geometric decoration, fitted with a central rectangular compartment with flower mother of pearl finial, flanked by two square glass ink wells with gilt metal tops and pen well, raised on circular feet. 11" L x 7 3/4" H. 19th century. Inkwells come with nine (9) assorted pens including Bakelite, gold filled and mother-of-pearl examples. Provenance: The Estate of Celia (Cece) Webb, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Both stands overall good condition with general use wear. Some wear and bending to inkwell lids on papier mache example.
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