French Silver Gilt & Enamel Writing Desk Set circa 1890 Pen Pencil Clock Seal

French Silver Gilt & Enamel Writing Desk Set circa 1890 Pen Pencil Clock Seal
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1890 France
A gorgeous antique French silver and enamel writing set or desk set encased in a silver and enamel box shaped like a book. The hinged front 'cover' features an iridescent deep blue guilloche enamel design on the exterior and interior surfaces. The box contained a rectangular hinged Inkwell and clock which fold out from the box. There is an empty compartment for stamps, and a compartment containing a blank silver gilt seal. There is an also a curved compartment containing a cream handled pen and pencil set - the pen with fountain pen nib and the pencil with an original wooden pencil inserted into a holder.

Date: 1890.
Made in France.

Measures: Approx. length of box 12cm
Approx. width of box 8.1cm
Approx. height of box 2.2cm
Approx. length of fountain pen 10.4cm
Approx. length of seal 4.6cm

Signed/Inscribed: Tiny French Hallmarks.

STOCK CODE - ENA01 INK01 NOV01
Made in France
Date - 1890

Height 0.87 inch (2.20 cm)
Width 3.19 inch (8.10 cm)
Depth 4.72 inch (12.00 cm)

CONDITION

Good

MEDIUM

Enamel
£5,500

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