late c19th silveredbronze miniature elephant desktop inkwell or knibcleaner

Late C19th silvered-bronze miniature elephant desk-top ink-well or knib-cleaner



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Late C19th silver-bronze miniature elephant desk-top ink-well or knib-cleaner. Well-cast detailed miniature elephant model , designed to be either an ink-well or pen-knib cleaner (liner/brushes deficient).
The silvered-bronze body with skin detail , finely-modelled features, and gilded decoration to the howdah cloth.
H 2.5"
W 4"
D 2"
England c.1890
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML165


Height = 6 cm (3")
Width = 10 cm (4")
Depth = 5 cm (2")

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

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