23rd Mar, 2023 11:00 EST

The Legacy of Merrywood: The Estate of Alan I and Dianne Kay

 
  Lot 45
 

45

An assorted group of sterling silver, silverplated, and sterling-silver mounted faux tortoiseshell desk items
Various makers, various dates ranging late 19th century - 1930

Comprising a Victorian sterling silver inkwell with pierced gallery and scrolled feet, by Walter, Michael, and John Barnard with Robert Dubock, London, 1897, with two sterling silver-mounted cut glass ink bottles, all marked; a silver letter opener and quill pen, marked; a silver-plated Rococo style inkwell with two cut glass bottles, marked; and a sterling silver-mounted faux tortoiseshell paper knife, The Usher Manufacturing Co., Birmingham, 1930, marked.

H: 4 in. W: 11 in. D: 7 1/2 in. (sterling silver inkwell), Weight: 28.105 oz. t. (sterling silver inkwell base only)

Provenance

Collection of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.
The Estate of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.

Estimated at $1,500 - $2,500


 

Comprising a Victorian sterling silver inkwell with pierced gallery and scrolled feet, by Walter, Michael, and John Barnard with Robert Dubock, London, 1897, with two sterling silver-mounted cut glass ink bottles, all marked; a silver letter opener and quill pen, marked; a silver-plated Rococo style inkwell with two cut glass bottles, marked; and a sterling silver-mounted faux tortoiseshell paper knife, The Usher Manufacturing Co., Birmingham, 1930, marked.

Provenance

Collection of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.
The Estate of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.

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