Antique Bookcase / Desk Accessories

Antique Bookcase and Desk Accessories in eighteenth and nineteenth century Europe, when only the select few were able to afford an education; much less the trappings that one would tend to accumulate in such an environment of affluence, such as Antique Books, Antique Bookcases, Antique Desks and the Antique bookcase and Desk Accessories. As such, this category tends to be difficult to keep stocked, we work hard to bring you this tresures from antique offices and libraries. However, when one finds exactly the right antique accessory for one’s home office, study, library or main office, it’s always an indicator of one’s personal tastes and sophistication. It is a true pleasure when one finds Antique Desk Accessories, Antique Bookends, Antique Inkwells or Antique Bookcase and Office Accessories that point to a particular ancestral significance or personal area of interest!  Inessa Stewart’s Antiques ~ Dallas Antiques, Baton Rouge Antiques, Texas Antiques, Louisiana Antiques.

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Set of Four 19th Century Gothic Cast Iron Ornaments

Set of Four 19th Century Gothic Cast Iron Ornaments are ideal for decorating any room, especially offices, bookcases and mantels, and as bookends.  Add an inspiring Old World accent! Circa 1860s Each measures 12.5H x 13W
$559   $798
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18th Century Swiss Neoclassical Giltwood Barometer ~...

18th Century Swiss Neoclassical Giltwood Barometer ~ Thermometer is a study in the classic style, with laurel wreaths draped with banners, and a sunburst effect around the dial.  Survives with its original gilded finish.  Indispensable to the well-appointed home, such devices were the weather forecasters of their day! Circa 1770s Measures 41H x 15.5W
$1,996   $2,495
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Pair 19th Century Embossed Brass Ewers with Bronze Cameos

Pair 19th Century Embossed Brass Ewers with Bronze Cameos feature a design immortalized by the ancient Greeks, with superlative detail in abundance cast in bronze cameos appearing on the sides depicting maidens representing the four seasons.  The chase work on the surrounding brass is intriguing, and the pair draw their inspiration from the ancient...
$559   $699
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19th Century Cast Bronze Pot

19th Century Cast Bronze Pot can serve a variety of uses ~ it makes a great pencil holder for the desk, it can hold a flower or two, or just serve as an intriguing visual element all on its own! Circa 1880s Measures 8.5H x 5.5W x 4D
$158   $198
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19th Century Cast Bronze Pot

19th Century Cast Bronze Pot can serve a variety of uses ~ it makes a great pencil holder for the desk, it can hold a flower or two, or just serve as an intriguing visual element all on its own! Circa 1880s Measures 8H x 6W x 4D
$158   $198
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19th Century Bronze Bouquet Candelabra

19th Century Bronze Bouquet Candelabra represents a masterwork of the metalsmith's art, depicting a floral bouquets of lilies set atop a classically inspired urn and base, all cast in solid bronze.  Perfect for adding a timeless touch to any room, especially when lit with romantic candlelight! Circa 1870s Measures 20H x 16W x 6D
$1,140   $1,425
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Pair 19th Century Bronze Bouquets

Pair 19th Century Bronze Bouquets represent a masterwork of the metalsmith's art, resembling floral bouquets of lilies set atop classically inspired urns and bases, all cast in solid bronze.  Perfect for a symmetrical, artistic balance in any room. Circa 1870s Each measures 31.5H x 8W x 8D
$1,320   $1,650
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19th Century Cast Bronze Inkwell

19th Century Cast Bronze Inkwell displays incredible detail in abundance, with motifs revived during the Napoleon III period.  Such desktop items were essential to any well-appointed home, and the more extravagant the better!  This wonderful relic survives with its inkwell inserts. Circa 1870 Measures 6H x 11.5W x 7.5D
$279   $349
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19th Century Brass Compote

19th Century Brass Compote features stunning detail cast into the entire work, from the footed base to the strutting Cupid centered inside the bowl. Circa 1890s Measures 7.5H x 9 in diameter
$199   $498
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Antique Cast Iron & Brass Balance Scale

Antique Cast Iron & Brass Balance Scale Circa early 1900s Measures 6H x 13W x 5.5D

Antique Grapevine Candelabra

Antique Grapevine Candelabra was fashioned from an old, gnarly, seasoned grapevine and is perfect for your wine room, or as a gift to your favorite wine connoisseur! Circa early 1900s Measures 18.5H x 38W x 8D
$431   $539
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Antique Cast Bronze Candy Dish

Antique Cast Bronze Candy Dish features a delightful cherry blossom and spider web motif.  Also great as a desktop "catch-all". Art Deco period, circa 1930 Measures 8W x 6.5D
$69   $98
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19th Century Cast Iron & Brass Balance Scales

19th Century Cast Iron & Brass Balance Scales were used in a huge variety of mercantile stores during the 19th century, and were relied upon to provide fair measurements of goods that we now take for granted as prepackaged, measured, weighted, stamped by the government, and put in a convenient plastic container!  This example features heavy cast iron...
$195   $325
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19th Century Cast iron and Brass Balance Scale

19th Century Cast iron and Brass Balance Scale were used in a variety of mercantile purposes, and have been in constant use in this form for over two centuries on the Continent. Circa 1880s Measures 7H x 13W x 5.5D
$209   $298
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19th Century Cast Iron Balance Scale

19th Century Cast Iron Balance Scale features an elaborate scrolled design with a marble platform on one side of the scale, and a shallow brass bowl on the other.  Gold painted highlights indicate this example was placed in a position of prominence on the store's counter for all to appreciate, showing off the expense and intent of the owner to provide the...
$419   $598
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19th Century Black Forest Carved Liqueur Stand

19th Century Black Forest Carved Liqueur Stand was meant to adorn the library or office, even perhaps the living or drawing room, and provide a top-notch touch of spirits usually partaken after a meal or just before bedtime.  Hand-scuplted from indigenous oak, it includes serving glasses and a lidded decanter for the enjoyment of your repast. Circa 1880s...
$945   $1,350
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19th Century Balance Scale

19th Century Balance Scale was an indispensable tool for merchants during the 18th & 19th Centuries in Europe. Circa 1880s Measures 22.5H x 25W x 11.5D
$238   $340
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19th Century Cast Iron Balance Scale

19th Century Cast Iron Balance Scale features a fancy gold painted finish on the cast iron base, with an interesting fence around one of the measuring pans, indicating items of bulk needed to be weighed that might not stay on the platter without a little assistance.  Intriguing! Circa 1860s Measures 12H x 21W x 9.5D
$265   $378
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Mid-Century Alarm Clock

Mid-Century Alarm Clock features a tailored design that was considered modern at the time of its making.  Crafted from brass and featuring an enamel dial. Circa 1950s Measures 7H x 5.5W x 2D
$69   $98
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Pair 19th Century Napoleon III Period Slate Rose Bowl...

Pair 19th Century Napoleon III Period Slate Rose Bowl Stands Circa 1860s Measures 10.5H x 8 in diameter
$1,225   $1,750
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Art Deco Period Bird Sculpture on Marble Base "Seagull...

Art Deco Period Bird Sculpture on Marble Base "Seagull in Flight" in Regule.The original bronze patina gives the decorative object its historic charm, placed on two toned marble base.Circa 1930s Measures 11H x 12W x 8D
$279   $398
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19th Century French Napoleon III Period Cloissone 3...

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Cloissone 3 Piece Mantel Set is a remarkably well-preserved artifact from the period during which Western Europe was enthralled by an Oriental craze.  This particularly interesting three piece set from Japanese artisans includes two vases and an unusually shaped center urn with a Foo Dog lid, cast in bronze, which...
$1,880   $2,350
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19th Century Brass Tilting Tabletop Bible Stand

19th Century Brass Tilting Tabletop Bible Stand works as a bookstand for any room, especially the office, study or library.  Cast from solid brass and depicting timeless Gothic style elements, it features an ingenious ratcheting design that allows one to adjust the tilt angle. Circa 1850s Measures 8H x 14.5W x 15.5D
$998   $1,248
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Antique Embossed Brass Jardiniere

Antique Embossed Brass Jardiniere was produced from a spent cannon shell casing.  Commonly called "trench art" as soldiers during World War I spent many hours idle in the trenches, and whiled away the hours with various artistic endeavors.  This example features two intertwined initials, indicating that the soldier was missing his beloved and hoping for a...
$179   $298
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Antique Embossed Brass Footed Jardiniere

Antique Embossed Brass Footed Jardiniere was produced from a spent cannon shell casing.  Commonly called "trench art" as soldiers during World War I spent many hours idle in the trenches, and whiled away the hours with various artistic endeavors.  This example features three lions' paw feet and a scalloped rim. Circa 1916 Measures 6.5H x 7 in diameter
$197   $328
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Antique Embossed Brass Footed Jardiniere

Antique Embossed Brass Footed Jardiniere was produced from a spent cannon shell casing.  Commonly called "trench art" as soldiers during World War I spent many hours idle in the trenches, and whiled away the hours with various artistic endeavors. Circa 1916 Measures 4H x 5 in diameter
$99   $165
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Blue and White Delft Tobacco Jar

Blue and White Delft Tobacco Jar Circa mid-1900s Measures 15H x 8.5 in Diameter
$239   $398
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Antique Blue and White Delft Tobacco Jar

Antique Blue and White Delft Tobacco Jar Circa early 1900s Measures 13.5H x 8 in Diameter
$279   $398
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17th Century Writing Box / Bookstand

17th Century Writing Box / Bookstand Measures 12H x 24W x 17.5D Circa 1680.
$534   $970
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Small Dutch Side Table with Heart Detail

Small Table with Heart Detail 18H x 19.5W x 10D
$98   $298
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19th Century Cast Iron Paper Press on Painted Stand

This19th Century Cast Iron Paper Press on Painted Stand is amazingly well preserved, and still perfectly functional after well over a hundred years of service!  Thanks to its solid cast iron construction, and original stand that has been well-protected by a painted finish and that houses two convenient drawers and as many shelves, it will surely last...
$490   $980
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Mid-Century Rattan Book Stand

Mid-Century Rattan Book StandCirca 1950sMeasures 18H x 19W x 12.5D
$89   $149
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18th Century Giltwood Hand Carved Barometer - Thermometer

18th Century Giltwood Hand Carved Barometer - Thermometer is a remarkable instrument of technology that is surprisingly accurate, especially for being over 200 years old!  Hand-carved casework features sculptures of lovebirds on top surrounded by a floral wreath, indicating this was presented as a wedding gift to a lucky couple.  Considered the Weather...
$3,990   $5,700
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19th Century Decorative Brass Commercial Accessory

19th Century Decorative Brass Commercial Accessory is an interesting artifact from the Belle Epoque period.  It was designed to be used in a store or hotel lobby, and has the word Commerce, or business, clearly printed in red on the sign portion.  The elaborate brass work around the sign is remarkable, including a scalloped and enhanced base, making it...
$489   $698
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19th Century Bronze Desktop Box

19th Century Bronze Desktop Box Circa 1860s Measures 2.5H x 8.5W x 5D
$228   $325
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19th Century Carved Wood Jewelry Box

19th Century Carved Wood Jewelry Box is delightfully hand-carved on all visible surfaces, and opens to reveal the perfect place for jewelry or toiletries.  Makes a great choice for the desktop as an organizer, too! Circa 1880s Measures 4H x 11W x 7.5D
$349   $498
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19th Century Rococo Bronze Picture Frame

19th Century Rococo Bronze Picture Frame has been expertly cast and given a patinaed finish that will present your favorite photo splendidly! Circa 1890s Measures 12H x 9W
$139   $198
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19th Century Cast Iron Paper - Book Press

19th Century Cast Iron Paper - Book Press is surprisingly useful over a century after its production, being able to restore the shape of books or flatten out paper in between passes through the printer. Circa 1880s Measures 12H x 15W x 13D
$490   $980
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19th Century Pewter Incense Burner

19th Century Pewter Incense Burner Circa 1880s Measures 5.5H x 7W x 3D
$249   $498
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19th Century French Statue Of Warrior

19th Century French Statue Of Warrior was inspired by late Roman Empire foot soldiers, who wore particularly fine armor and helmets, and utilized the gladius, which was a sword roughly halfway between a Bowie knife and a cavalry sword in length, specifically designed for quick deployment during the heat of close combat.  This fearsome warrior wears armor...
$985   $1,895
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Pair Art Deco Bronze & Marble Cassolettes - Bookends

Pair Art Deco Bronze & Marble Cassolettes - Bookends Circa 1920s Each measures 10H x 8W x 5D
$750   $1,250
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Antique Miniature Copper & Brass Diver's Helmet

Antique Miniature Copper & Brass Diver's Helmet makes a great desktop or bookcase decoration for a nautical theme! Circa early 1900s Measures 9H x 8W x 7D
$149   $248
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19th Century Slate and Marble Rose Bowl Stand

19th Century Slate and Marble Rose Bowl Stand Circa 1890s Measures 9.5H x 6 in diameter
$179   $298
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19th Century Embossed Brass & Copper Umbrella Stand

19th Century Embossed Brass & Copper Umbrella Stand is great for its original purpose, or as a intriguing trash can. Circa 1880s Measures 30H x 14W x 12D
$399   $798
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Antique World Globe on Wooden Stand

Antique World Globe on Wooden Stand is perfect for your office decor! Circa mid-1900s Measures 22H x 12 in diameter
$779   $1,298
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19th Century Hand-Carved Vanity ~ Desktop Box

19th Century Hand-Carved Vanity ~ Desktop Box is a stylish way to keep things organized atop any surface! Circa 1890s Measures 4.5H x 10W x 6D
$244   $349
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19th Century Embossed Copper Desktop ~ Jewelry Box

19th Century Embossed Copper Desktop ~ Jewelry Box Circa 1880s Measures 3H x 10W x 3.5D
$299   $598
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Antique World Globe on Cast Iron Stand

Antique World Globe on Cast Iron Stand Circa early 1900s Measures 20.5H x 12 in diameter
$990   $1,650
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Pair 19th Century Bronze and Marble Cassolettes

Pair 19th Century Bronze and Marble Cassolettes were cast from solid bronze and chased to a wonderful degree of detail, then set upon exquisite pure white Cararra marble bases trimmed in brass for an opulent effect. Circa 1890s Each measures 12H x 7.5W x 4.5D
$750   $1,250
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Antique Commercial Balance Scale by H. L. Becker in...

Antique Commercial Balance Scale by H. L. Becker in Brussels is the type of precision instrument for which the company was known during the early 20th century.  Note the attention to detail and leveling mechanism as well as the precision of the measuring needle and the entire device! Circa early 1900s Measures 19.5H x 19W x 9D
$299   $498
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Pair of 19th Century Mythical Carved Walnut Sculptures...

Pair of 19th Century Mythical Carved Walnut Sculptures for Bookends or Decoration depict a duo of chimera, half angel from the torso above and half dragon from the torso to the tip of the tail.  Such magical creatures were believed real by ancient Pagan civilizations, and were frequently used by the Catholic Church during the middle ages to attract the...
$993   $1,985
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Antique Briefcase

Antique Briefcase Measures 5H x 18W x 12D 
$79   $165
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Antique Briefcase

 Antique Briefcase Measures 5H x 17.5W x 11D  
$79   $165
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Antique Briefcase

Antique Briefcase  Measures 5H x 17.5W x 11D  
$60   $120
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PAIR 19th Century Solid Bronze Andirons - Bookends

PAIR 19th Century Solid Bronze Andirons - Bookends Circa 1880s Each measures 10H x 16W x 9D
$990   $1,650
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19th Century Spelter Country French Rooster Inkwell

19th Century Spelter Country French Rooster InkwellCirca 1890sMeasures 7H x 9W x 4D
$138   $345
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PAIR Renaissance Revival Saddle Stirrups - Bookends

This stunning French copper and bronz parade Renaissance Revival Saddle Stirrups is from the 1890s The minute details in some areas are absolutely wonderful. Today these hadsome  stirrups would make excellent choices as decorative bookends! Circa 1890s 5.5H x 9.5W x 5.5D
$686   $980
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19th Century Dovetailed Wood Box with Pyrimidal Cast...

19th Century Dovetailed Wood Box with Pyrimidal Cast Bronze LidCirca 1890sMeasures 9H x 10.5W x 6.5D
$473   $675
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"Ideal " Manual Typewriter

Proudly made in the USA during the early 20th century, manual typewriters such as this were still in regular use all the way into the 1960s but were eventually outmoded by modern electric typewriters and ultimately, personal computers.  Add a bit of nostalgia to your decor! Circa 1920s Measures 10H x 17W x 13D
$158   $395
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Italian Florentine Box with Rafael's Madonna

Florentine Box with Rafael's Madonna 2H x 3.5W x 3.5D Circa Mid-1900's
$99   $248
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Antique Hand-Painted Florentine Box

Antique Florentine Box is perfect for jewelry, desktop items, or what-nots.  Hand-painted on wood.Circa 1920sMeasures 2.75H x 6.5W x 6.5D 
$99   $198
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19th Century Embossed Copper Letter ~ Match Holder

19th Century Embossed Copper Letter ~ Match Holder can be hung on the wall or used on the desktop or mantel.  Hunt scene embossed on the backsplash is perfect for the masculine decor! Circa 1880s 8H x 8.5W x 3D
$139   $198
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19th Century Cast Bronze Box

19th Century Cast Bronze Box Circa 1870s Measures 3.5H x 14W x 6D
$349   $498
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Brass Trophy Dated 1934

Brass Trophy Dated 1934
$279   $398
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Pair 19th Century Cast Bronze Andirons

Pair 19th Century Cast Bronze AndironsCirca 1890s
$149   $298
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Pair 19th Century French Bronze Andirons

Pair 19th Century French Bronze Louis XVI Style Andirons Circa 1880s 8H x 9W x 16D
$584   $898
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Antique Nickel Plated Lockbox

Antique Nickel Plated LockboxCirca early 1900s
$209   $298
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Pair 19th Century Bronze Dragon Candlesticks

Perfect for adding an Old World quirkiness to your decor, this pair of candlesticks were cast in the form of the mythical dragon from solid bronze, and were designed to last for centuries!Circa 1870sEach measures 7H x 7W x 3D 
$297   $495
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Antique Solid Oak File Cabinet

Antique Solid Oak File Cabinet, great for recipies cards. Measures 7H x 16W x 17D Circa 1890.
$248   $495
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Antique Art Deco Wrought Iron & Beveled Glass Serving...

Antique Art Deco Wrought Iron & Beveled Glass Serving Tray Circa 1930's Measures 3.5H x 20W x 12.5D
$249   $498
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19th Century French Bronze Pan & Goat Bookends

Cast in solid bronze in Paris and stamped guaranteed as such by the Parisienne Registry, this charming Pair of 19th Century Bronze Bookends depict a young Pan and Goat appearing to be pushing against each other, succeeding in holding up the books in the process.  Such collectibles only come available on very rare occasions, and are destined to delight the...
$1,188   $1,980
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19th Century Cast Bronze Desktop ~ Jewelry Box

19th Century Cast Bronze Desktop ~ Jewelry Boxes such as this splendidly preserved example are a fantastic choice for the office, library, bath, bedroom, or anywhere small objects of any value need to be kept safe!  The detail abounds all around with this box, depicting martial scenes ideal for the masculine decor.Circa 1860sMeasures 3H x 5W x 4.5D
$149   $248
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