Mark Goodger

Asprey Boulle Desk Set

Asprey Brass boulle desk set comprising two picture frames, Inkwell pen stand, stationery box, ledger, blotter, postal scales, circular storage tray. The picture frames have sliding backs with hinged feet, one of which is labelled "Vickery Regent St." The inkwell... Read More


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Description

Description

Asprey Brass boulle desk set comprising two picture frames, Inkwell pen stand, stationery box, ledger, blotter, postal scales, circular storage tray.
The picture frames have sliding backs with hinged feet, one of which is labelled “Vickery Regent St.”
The inkwell pen stand has two removable cut glass inkwells with hinged boulle lids.
The stationery box is lined with a green pattern silk and features four compartments which are ideal sizes for cards, letters and postcards.
The ledge is leather lined as has a compartment for storing letters and documents.
The blotter features a large brass ball handle and a green baize.
The postal scales are complete with a set of graduated brass weights.

Boulle comprises of elaborate mounted brass with tortoiseshell marquetry.

This collection once belonged to the Earl & Countess of Guildford