Lot 4273
A Silver and Crystal Inkstand with Desk Accoutrements
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The inkstand with mark of Charles S. Beller, additionally marked "Sterling Mount" to underside, comprised of a rectangular form tray with swept gadroon band borders and mounts, fitted for two cut crystal inkwells with silverplate caps (9 1/2 in.); also included is a French green marbled designer pen, signed and marked Paris to gilt border (5 3/4 in.), an unmarked blown glass handled fountain pen (7 1/8 in.), and an unmarked letter opener with tusk handle, wood bolster, and horn blade (7 in.).

Private Collection, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Some scattered scratches; a small chip to side of one crystal inkwell; otherwise good estate condition.