Antique French inkstand and pen holder with dog in kennel and boy.

Antique French inkstand and pen holder with dog in kennel and boy.
An attractive and unusual patinated bronze inkwell of a child feeding his dog which is chained to its kennel. The top of the kennel lifts off to reveal the porcelain inkwell within. The child in 19th century clothes of smock and hat and holding a bowl of food out to the dog which is some form of retriever. The naturalistic base includes sheaves of corn, grasses and rustic fences. All extremely well modelled and set on an oval patinated bronze base. French circa 1850. The 7 inches wide by 4.5 inches high by 3.25 inches deep ( 17.5 cms by 11.25 cms by 8.125 cms).

Stock Number: 4659

Origin: France

Price: £1,175

Availability: In Stock

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