Silver-gilt and malachite Austro-Hungarian travel desk set

£45,000

This stunning antique desk set, likely to be of important provenance, embodies the refined luxury of the 19th Century Austro-Hungarian aristocracy.

 

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Description

The set comprises one twin-bottle inkstand with central bowl, one velvet covered letter box with key, one velvet covered blotter, one paperweight cast as a dragon, one inkwell shaped as a turret with dragon finial, one bell with carved ivory handle, one pen rest, one chamber candlestick with a cast dragon handle, one tapering vase, one paper-clip with a cast dragon, two photograph frames, one candle-snuffer and one paper-knife; the inkstand and paperweight signed 'Franz Jauner, Vienna, 1849'.

Case height 54cm, width 38cm, depth 16cm

Details

Country of Origin
Austro-Hungarian
Date of Manufacture
1849
Period
19th Century
Material
Ivory, Malachite, Silver-gilt
Colour
Gold, Green, Red, Silver

Dimensions

Height
54 cm / 21.3 inches
Width
38 cm / 15 inches
Depth
6.6 cm / 2.4 inches

Reference:
011860

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