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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Mid-Century Rattan Book Stand

Mid-Century Rattan Book StandCirca 1950sMeasures 18H x 19W x 12.5D
$89   $149
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Pair 19th Century French Renaissance Candelabra

This elegant Pair of 19th Century French Renaissance Candelabra were designed to add illumination during the evening hours, and decorative appeal during the daytime!  Cast in solid brass, each features amazing detail from the pierced bobeches to the main central shaft, which consists of a chandelle on top, over a pierced orb, which is over a rounded...
$1,188   $1,980
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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 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...
$588   $980
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19th Century Brass Clothes Iron with Iron Cradle

19th Century Brass Clothes Iron with Iron Cradle shows how they did it in the "Gold Old Days".  Thank goodness for electric steam irons!!!  Makes a great paperweight or bookend.  Even irons clothes if you're so predisposed....Circa 1870sMeasures 8H x 8W x 4.5D
$149   $298
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19th Century Wooden Letter Holder

19th Century Wooden Letter HolderCirca 1890s
$77   $128
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Pair 19th Century Ceremonial Parade Stirrups ~ Bookends

Intended for special occasions and parades, this Pair of 19th Century Ceremonial Parade Stirrups make excellent Antique Bookends and are sure to be a source of inquiry and conversation to all who notice them.  Hand-crafted from copper and overlaid with cast bronze.Circa 1880sEach measures 5.5H x 9.5W x 5.5D
$490   $980
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Antique Pewter Inkwell

Antique Pewter InkwellCirca early 1900sMeasures 7H x 8W x 7D
$179   $298
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19th Century Carved Wood Letter Holder

19th Century Carved Wood Letter Holder with needlepoint accent and bronze mountsCirca 1860sMeasures 16H x 15.5W x 4D
$299   $498
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Pair Bronze-Mounted Trophy Horns

This Pair of Trophy Horns would be proudly displayed on the desk or bookcase of a man of wealth, showing for all who admired them of his superiority in his trade or game. Each measures 15.5H x 12W x 8D. Circa 1880
$1,155   $1,650
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Brass Trophy Dated 1934

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

19th Century Cast Bronze BoxCirca 1870s
$349   $498
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Hand painted Italian Florentine Box

Hand painted Italian Florentine Box 2H x 7W x 5.5D Circa Mid-1900's.
$90   $128
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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 Nickel Plated Lockbox

Antique Nickel Plated LockboxCirca early 1900s
$209   $298
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Antique World Globe with Cast Iron Base

Antique World Globe with Cast Iron BaseMade in Paris, circa early 1900sMeasures 24H x 12 in Diameter
$990   $1,650
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Pair Art Deco Picture Frames

Pair Art Deco Picture FramesCirca 1930s
$139   $198
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Antique Wrought Iron & Beveled Glass Serving Tray

Antique Wrought Iron & Beveled Glass Serving Tray Measures 3.5H x 20W x 12.5D
$249   $498
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Cast Iron Paper Press

Cast Iron Paper Press Measures 12H x 14W x 12D Circa 1890.
$359   $598
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PAIR 19th Century Petite Statues - Bookends

This PAIR of 19th Century Petite Statues will make perfect Antique Bookends as well!  Cast in spelter and given a patinaed bronze finish, then set on polished wooden bases, each depicts a courtier and fair maiden in romantic poses dressed in fine raiment ~ the epitome of Beaux Artes magnificence!Circa 1890sEach measures  6H x 5.5W x 3.5D
$798   $998
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Vintage Magazine Stand

Vintage Magazine Stand 21H x 21W x 9D
$104   $148
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19th Century French Bronze Statue of Young Henri IV

This 19th Century French Renaissance Bronze Statue of a Young Henri IV is after Baron F. J. Bosio (French, 1768-1845) indicates a representation of the 16th time period.  It is an excellent work that clearly displays the talents of the sculptor, handsomely displaying a young man who was on his way to becoming a renowned swordsman and King.  Set on a...
$2,940   $4,900
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19th Century French Bronze Statue of a Adolphe Nourrit

This incredibly lifelike 19th Century French Neoclassical Bronze Statue of French Opera Star Adolphe Nourrit (1802-1839) commemorates the famous tenor who almost literally put French Opera on the map during the early years of the 19th century.His father, Louis Nourrit, was both a leading tenor at the Paris Opéra and a diamond merchant. Adolphe studied...
$990   $1,650
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Pair 19th Century French Neoclassical Caryatid Bronze...

This lovely Pair of 19th Century Bronze Statues depict Caryatids, which first appeared in the classical form in ancient Greek architecture.  Styled to imaginatively reflect young maidens carrying water jugs, the motif has been used for columns and adornment for thousands of years!Circa 1890sEach measures 14.5H x 5W x 3.5D
$1,470   $2,450
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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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Pair 19th Century Bronze & Horn Trophies

Designed as decoration or for serving as bookends in a masculine decor, this Pair of 19th Century Bronze & Horn Trophies were hand-cast in the Renaissance style and include stylized fleurs-de-lys castellations at the top rim.  Sturdy four-footed bases provide support.  Horns are bovine.Circa 1880sEach measures 14.5H x 9W x 4D
$1,225   $1,750
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18th Century Book Press

This intriguing 19th Century Book Press was also used to flatten paper after the printing process, which with a platen printing device on parchment paper produced a crinkly effect after inking, corrected by compressing the paper overnight in such a device as this wonderfully preserved artifact of a bygone era!  Circa 1750sMeasures 20.5H x 14W x 7D
$750   $1,250
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19th Century Carved Jade Stone Statue

A beautiful sculpture of fully laden grapevines, this impressive 19th Century Jade Stone Statue was Hand-Carved to perfection, and survives with its original carved stone base.  With the pierce-carved structure, light will permeate and penetrate the transluscent stone if it is properly placed in the room.Circa 1880sMeasures 6H x 4W x 1D
$692   $988
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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 Bronze Letter Holder

This 19th Century Bronze Letter Holder is exemplary of the craftsmanship of the period. Decorated throughout with grapes and foliage, the amount of detail in this accessory is truly incredible!  Circa 1880s Measures 5.5H x 7W x 5D
$149   $298
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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
$277   $395
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Gilded Embossed Brass Box

Gilded Embossed Brass BoxCirca 1890sMeasures 11H x 16W x 11D
$179   $298
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19th Century Embossed Copper Letter ~ Match Holder

19th Century Embossed Copper Letter ~ Match HolderCirca 1880s
$139   $198
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PAIR Renaissance Revival Saddle Stirrups - Bookends

PAIR Renaissance Revival Saddle Stirrups
$588   $980
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19th Century Inlaid Box

19th Century Inlaid BoxCirca 1880s
$239   $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 Art Nouveau Andiron Bookends

Pair Art Nouveau Andiron BookendsCirca 1890-1900Measures 11.5H x 7.5W x 8D
$299   $498
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19th Century Embossed Brass over Wood Box

19th Century Embossed Brass over Wood Box was intended for the desktop, and perfect for keeping cigars, jewelry, or other small valuables.  Ideal for the desktop or bookcase!Circa 1860sMeasures 2.5H x 9.5W x 6D
$69   $98
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19th Century Country French Carved Wood Wall Mount...

19th Century Country French Carved Wood Wall Mount Letter HolderCirca 1880sMeasures 30.5H x 15W x 7D
$399   $798
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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
$263   $375
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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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PAIR 19th Century Solid Bronze Andirons - Bookends

PAIR 19th Century Solid Bronze Andirons - Bookends
$990   $1,650
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Arte Nouveau Bronze Inkwell

Cast from bronze in the flowing, naturalistic style of the Arte Nouveau movement, this inkwell will make an ideal centerpiece for your executive desk or home office. Just add a fountain pen or goosequill, and you're all set! Circa 1895. Measures 6.5H x 11W x 14D.
$348   $695
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19th Century Antique French Black Forest Folding...

19th Century Black Forest Folding Desktop Book Stand is a remarkable example of artistic sculpture melded with clever engineering!  Adjustable in width to accommodate several sizes of books, it also firmly holds them in place without the need of weighted or heavy bookends, making it ideal for the desktop or glass shelved bookcase.  Extraordinary realism...
$593   $898
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Pair 19th Century Italian Baroque Giltwood Bookends

This Pair of 19th Century Italian Baroque Giltwood Bookends were sculpted from solid wood then given a gold finish for an opulent effect, perfect for adding just the right touch to any surface, bookcase, desktop or display!Circa 1809s Each measures 7.25H x 9.25W x 2.25D
$199   $398
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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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PAIR Cast Bronze Roosters Bookends / Desktop

Perfect in the bookcase or on the desktop, this charming PAIR of Cast Bronze Roosters Bookends are great for a classic yet rustic touch!Circa early 1900sEach measures 11H x 7.5W x 6D
$299   $498
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Small Dutch Side Table with Heart Detail

Small Table with Heart Detail 18H x 19.5W x 10D
$149   $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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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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Antique Hand-Carved Bible Box

Originally intended to house a Holy Bible, now this Antique Hand-Carved Bible Box will make the perfect desktop accessory! Circa 1850s. Measures 10H x 28W x 19D.
$448   $895
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Antique Embossed Brass Hunt Style Repose Box

Charming antique Embossed Hunt style Brass Box is useful for storing just about anything and great for decorating and adding to your box collection! Circa 1880s. Measures 3.5H x 10W x 6D.
$143   $298
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Pair of 19th Century Carved Caryatid Pediments

Carved from solid wood, this Pair of 19th Century Carved Caryatid Pediments will make the perfect decorative accent or stunning bookends.Circa 1880sEach measures 15H x 4.5W x 9d 
$348   $695
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English Polychrome Mirror

Antique English cottage polychrome mirror in excellent original condition. What a charming accessory for your dressing table or a bath.   Circa 1890 Measures 11.5H x 8.5W x 1D
$249   $498
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Antique Briefcase

Antique Briefcase  Measures 5H x 17.5W x 11D  
$60   $120
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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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Vintage Carved Wood Box

Carved on all sides, including a basketweave pattern on the back, this intriguing box boasts elaborate floral and foliates sculpted in relief. Equally useful as a jewelry box, it was carved from old-growth French white oak. Circa early 1900s. Measures 4.5 x 13.5 x 5.5.

Antique Carved Wood Bookstand

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Antique French Bronze Desk Set

With this complete set, all one needs is a desk! Consisting of an inkwell with envelope holder, a separate letter holder, a letter opener, and a blotter. Cast in bronze with a stunning embossed foliate and floral motif, it is a wonderful example of the rococo style. Circa 1880s. Sold As A SET. Inkwell measures 8 x 16.5 x 11. Letter holder measures 7.5 x...

Pair 19th Century Trophy Horns

Pair Nineteenth Century Trophy Hornscirca 1880sEach measures 10H x 8W x 4D

Napoleon III Period Bronze Inkwell and Letter Holder

Cast from solid bronze to depict angels, elaborate floral swags, foliate sprays and more, this intriguing inkwell does double duty by holding stationery or envelopes as well as ink pens, and of course ink in the porcelain inserts found inside the wells. Circa 1870. Measures 6.5 x 11 x 10.5.

Vintage Country French Box

Hand-crafted from solid mahogany, this box could be just as easily used for jewelry. A carved basket bursting with flowers appears on the top. Circa early 1900s. Measures 4H x 12W x 8.5D

Antique French Napoleon III Bronze Inkwell

Intricately cast in solid bronze during the Napoleon III period. Circa 1860s. Measures 9.5 x 24.5 x 9.5.

Antique Hand-Carved Bible Box

Originally intended to house a Holy Bible, now this Antique Hand-Carved Bible Box will make the perfect desktop accessory! Circa 1850s. Measures 6H x 20W x 15D.

Antique French Bronze Inkwell

Featuring an elaborate cast design, this Antique French Bronze Inkwell is a symbol of a bygone era! Circa 1870s. Measures 6.5 x 17.5 x 11.

Pair Antique Bronze Picture Frames

Sold as a pair, each of these frames were cast in solid bronze to an incredible degree of detail in the manner of Louis XVI, and have achieved a wonderful patina over the decades. Perfect for keeping your loved ones within constant view. Circa early 1900s. Each measures 9H x 7W; sold as a pair.

Antique Bronze Box

Cast from solid bronze, this Gothic-inspired box displays the more geometric aspect of the style, with intricate detail in abundance on each and every facade. Such boxes were used in the office and on the vanity, and were designed to last for multiple generations. Circa 1880s. Measures 3.5H x 8W x 5.5D

Pair Antique French Bronze Baroque Andirons

This Pair of Antique French Bronze Andirons were hand-cast in the Baroque manner, and will make the perfect finishing touch to your hearth!  They also make impressive bookends on a more grand scale than is typically found. Circa 1870s. Measures 12H x 12W x 4D Each 

Pair Antique Trophy Horns

Awarded as prizes, this Pair of Antique Trophy Horns was designed to be proudly displayed on a desk or in a bookcase, and is perfect for the masculine decor. Circa 1890s. Each measures 18.5H x 7 in diameter

Cast Bronze Inkwell

Antique Cast Bronze Inkwell Measures 6.5H x 13.5W x 7.5D Circa 1870

Napoleon III Period Bronze Desktop Set

Cast in solid bronze to an incredible degree of detail, this Antique Desktop Set consists of a platter with rail, inkwell, candle holder, an oil lantern and a vessel into which one can throw clips and other what-nots.  Take a close look at the detail; it truly is amazing! Measures 13H x 15.5W x 15.5D Circa 1860s

Pair Bronze-Mounted Renaissance Trophy Horns

This Pair Bronze-Mounted Renaissance Dragon Design Trophy Horns would be proudly displayed on the desk or bookcase of a man of wealth, showing for all who admired them of his superiority in his trade or game. Today these antique accessories make a fabulous focal accents in the hunt or Reneaissance theame, for bookcases or desks paired with great texture...

Antique English Swiveling Book Rack

Combining all the attributes of an excellent occasional table with the book storage that puts multiple volumes at your fingertips, this Antique Swiveling Book Rack is the perfect choice for your favorite seating group! Measures 35H x 19W x 19D. Circa early 1900s.

19th Century Cast Bronze Box

Boasting amazing detail all around, this 19th Century Cast Bronze Box was used for jewelry, watches, and other valuables, and even works well as a desktop box to keep small items organized! Circa 1870s Measures 4.5H x 5W x 3D.

Pair Antique French Louis XIV Bronze Urns/Andirons

This pair of andirons, designed to adorn the hearth of a coal burning fireplace, hence the relative diminutive scale, was cast from solid bronze, and features a timeless Renaissance style. Today, it is aperfect accent designed to adorn a fireplace mantel, buffet or bookcase, as the Pair of Antique French Louis XIV Bronze Urns with remarkable detail! Circa...

Pair Louis XIV Bronze Andirons

This Pair of smallish Louis XIV bronze andirons would make excellent choices as decorative bookends! Each measures 12H x 5.5W x 3.5D Circa 1870

19th Century French Empire Cast Bronze Inkwell

This superb 19th Century French Second Empire Cast Bronze Inkwell was designed in the Empire Style just after the reign of Napoleon III in France to honor his esteemed Uncle, Napoleon Bonaparte.  Festooned with Angels, An Eagle, elaborate Foliates, Floral and Scrollwork, it features three compartments for ink and blotting material. Glass inserts...

19th Century Spelter Country French Rooster Inkwell

19th Century Spelter Country French Rooster InkwellCirca 1890sMeasures 7H x 9W x 4D

Antique French Bronze Statue on Marble Base

Depicting a wild horse in splendid detail, this Antique French  Statue on original Marble Base makes a great decorative accent for home or office! Circa early 1900s. Measures 9.5H x 10.5W x 5D

19th Century Cast Bronze Desk Set

19th Century Cast Bronze Desk Set includes Inkwell, Letter Holder, Blotter & PaperweightCirca 1880sInkwell measures 5H x 12W x 8DLetter Holder measures 7H x 9W x 6DBlotter measures 3.5H x 5W x 3DPaperweight measures 3.5H x 4.5W x 3.5D

19th Century Cast Iron Paper Press

19th Century Cast Iron Paper PressCirca 1860sMeasures 15H x 14W x 12D

Pair French Renaissance Spelter Statues

Pair French Renaissance Spelter Statues ~ perfect as bookends. Measures 11H x 5 in diameter Circa 1890.

19th Century Country French Bible Stand

Hand-crafted to hold the Holy Bible in several angles of inclination, this ingeniously designed 19th Century Country French Bible Stand was probably a donation to the local village church by a devotee.Circa 1870sMeasures 16H x 17W x 14.5D 

19th Century Cast Bronze & Onyx Inkwell

This exquisite 19th Century Cast Bronze & Onyx Inkwell combines timeless Neoclassic architecture with the everlasting qualities and sheer natural beauty of bronze and onyx!   Crafted on a diminutive scale, perfect for desk or writing table, or any journalistic-themed display.Circa 1860sMeasures 5H x 7.5W x 5D

Pair 19th Century Bronze Andirons

Pair 19th Century Bronze Andirons will add elegance to your hearth and also make great bookends!Circa 1870sEach measures 11H x 6.5W x 12D

19th Century Iron Industrial Hole Punch Paperweight -...

This intriguing device, which is a 19th Century Iron Industrial Hole Punch, makes a wonderful Antique Bookend or Antique Paperweight!  Start a conversation with ease, since most won't realize what it was for, but it is a tool designed to punch specifically spaced, certain diameter holes in discs of either paper or thin metal.  The exact purpose of the...

19th Century Bronze Neoclassical Inkwell & Blotter Set

Cast from solid bronze, this elegant 19th Century Bronze Neoclassical Inkwell includes a Blotter and fitted porcelain ink inserts.  Exquisite detail abounds in the casting consisting of three framed panels, a stand for holding a pen, and a tray for stamps, all executed with inimitable French flair!Circa 1870sInkwell Measures 5.5H x 12W x 7.5D