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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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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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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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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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 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 Tin Box

Antique Tin Box Circa early to mid-1900s Measures 4.5H x 8W x 4D
$30   $59
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Antique Tin Box

Antique Tin Box Circa early to mid-1900s Measures ???
$30   $60
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Carved Jade Stone Statue

Carved Jade Stone Statue was cleverly sculpted to depict fully laden grapevines, and with a naturally occurring vein with rouge colored stone below creating the illusion of a base, yet all part of the same single piece of stone! Circa early 1900s Measures 5H x 9W x 1D
$784   $980
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Antique French Arts & Crafts Period Hand-Hammered...

Antique French Arts & Crafts Period Hand-Hammered Brass Box is perfect for jewelry, desktop items or what-nots. Circa 1910-1920 Measures 2.5H x 4W x 3D
$127   $159
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French Art Deco Period Paperweight ~ Bookend

French Art Deco Period Paperweight ~ Bookend features a cast bronze depiction of nesting birds with chicks set on a marble base. Circa 1930s Measures 6.5H x 6W x 2.5D
$98   $122
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Italian Murano Glass Bowl

Italian Murano Glass Bowl shows exceptional flair and style, and displays the obvious talents of the artisan with its sweeping, grandiose lines! Circa 1950s Measures 12H x 12W x 10D
$280   $350
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Pair 19th Century Silver Plate Brass Candlesticks

Pair 19th Century Silver Plate Brass Candlesticks Circa 1890s Each measures 19.5H x 13 in diameter
$1,480   $1,850
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Antique Etched Glass Vase with Silver Base signed by...

Antique Etched Glass Vase with Silver Base signed by Val Saint Lambert depicts a remarkably lifelike cat acid-etched into the goblet-shaped vase with weighted, silvered base. Val Saint Lambert is a Belgian crystal glassware manufacturer, founded in 1826 and based in Seraing. It is the official glassware supplier to King Albert II. Circa 1930s Measures...
$398   $498
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19th Century Industrial Button Press

19th Century Industrial Button Press makes a great choice for a "Steam Punk" bookend or desktop accessory, and can also be employed as a bookend! Circa 1880s Measures 9H x 7.5W x 4.5D
$238   $298
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Antique Painted Brass Plated Tea Tin

Antique Painted Brass Plated Tea Tin is a charming way to decorate in a rustic, eclectic fashion, plus store small what-nots! Circa early 1900s Measures 4H x 8W x 6.5D
$35   $69
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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 Trophies

Pair 19th Century Trophies make great bookcase and desktop accessories, and were originally designed as trophies, made with real bull horns! Circa 1880s Each measures 12.5H x 10W x 6D
$979   $1,398
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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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English Polychrome Mirror

Now 50% OFF Antique English cottage hand painted mirror in excellent original condition. What a charming romantic accessory for your dressing table or a bath.   Circa 1890 Measures 11.5H x 8.5W x 1D
$249   $498
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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
$99   $198
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19th Century Embossed Brass Box

19th Century Embossed Brass Box features a charming courtyard scene on the top, with a spray of roses in high relief all around the sides.  Perfect for jewelry, what-nots or collectibles. Circa 1870s Measures 3.5H x 14W x 6D
$199   $498
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Brass Trophy Dated 1934

Brass Trophy Dated 1934
$199   $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 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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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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Mid-18th Century Ship's Block (Pulley)

Mid-18th Century Signal Cannon was designed to control sheets (lines) attached to the sails to give the sailor a little mechanical advantage.  Made from wrought iron and old growth oak, it will make a mariner's collection complete! Circa 1750s Measures 27H x 26W x 6D

Antique French Louis XV Gilded Bronze Inkwell

Hand cast in French Louis XV style from solid bronze and gilded in the flowing, naturalistic style of the Rococo movement, this elegant antique inkwell will make an ideal centerpiece for your desk.  Circa 1860. Measures 6.5H x 11W x 14D.

Antique Spelter Setter Hunting Dog on Limestone Base

Antique Spelter Setter Hunting Dog on Limestone Base captures the nobility of the breed, trained for centuries in the field to seek out and indicate the location of wild game, usually birds, while not actually disturbing the prey so his hunting companion can harvest the bounty of nature for a good meal at home.  Set upon a slab of sand colored limestone,...

Mid-Century Italian Murano Glass Bowl

Mid-Century Italian Murano Glass Bowl is an amazing work by the masters of glass making at Murano in Italy, with a flair for style and color that is unmatched! Circa mid-1900s Measures 4H x 13 Diameter

Pair Bookends ~ Decor, Duelling Roosters in Nickeled...

Pair Bookends ~ Decor, Duelling Roosters in Nickeled Brass make a great accent for your bookcase, desktop, or just as decorations throughout the home or office!  The age old battle for the survival of the fittest plays itself out each spring as roosters compete for dominance over the henhouse.  This pair are remarkably well detailed and equally as well...

Pair Turn-Of-The-Century Horn Trophies ~ Bookends

Pair Turn-Of-The-Century Horn Trophies ~ Bookends are ideal for decorations, desktops, or as bookends on any surface.  Cattle horns were a symbol of affluence during the 19th century, and to display them with such artful aplomb showed a high level of sophistication and culture!  Hand-cast bronze mounts are mated with cattle horn for a timeless heirloom. ...

19th Century French Spelter Statue

19th Century French Spelter Statue is a classical rendition of the guardian of the waters of life, with a beautiful woman dressed in flowing robes next to a pitcher in the timeless fashion of the Ancient Greek legends.  Original patinaed bronze finish adds a nice touch. Circa 1890s Measures 10.5H x 10W x 4.5D

Pair 19th Century French Bronze Candlesticks

Pair 19th Century French Bronze Candlesticks feature timeless styling, a generous bobeche to catch errant molten wax, and a flying buttress style support connecting the spiral twisted shaft, set on a footed platform.  Fleur de lys motifs are prominent.Circa 1850sEach measures 11H x 3.5W x 3.5D

Mid-Century Brass & Glass Magazine Stand

Mid-Century Brass & Glass Magazine Stand features dolphin motifs on top with grapeleaf feet, and smoked glass for a timeless look.Circa 1960sMeasures 20.5H x 23W x 12.5D

Antique Tobacco Pot by Goedewaagen of Holland

Antique Tobacco Pot has been painted by hand with cobalt blue colors and features its original brass lid.  Hand-crafted from Goedewaagen of Holland.  Pattern number 1423. Circa mid-1900s Measures 8H x 7 in diameter

Antique Hand-Carved Desktop Letter Holder

Antique Hand-Carved Desktop Letter Holder makes a great accessory for your office, and provides a still-necessary function of keeping your papers and letters organized!Circa early 1900sMeasures 7H x 10W x 5D

Pair 18th Century Carved Angel Sculptures ~ Bookends

Pair 18th Century Carved Angel Sculptures ~ Bookends are perfect for adding a timeless touch to your decor, whether atop a mantel, in a bookcase or just displayed for their intrinsic beauty.  Each has been sculpted from a single block of wood by a master Italian artisan, and features the original finish. Circa 1760s Each measures 15H x 5W x 8.5D

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

Antique Bronze Mounted Trophy Horn

Antique Bronze Mounted Trophy Horn is a splendid masculine accessory that blends the natural element of a bull's horn with adornment provided by the metalsmith's art.  A crown protects the base of the horn, which is inverted for mounting on the brass & bronze stand with twisted strands providing support.  A bronze tip protects the end of the horn...

Antique Bronze Footstool with Horse

Antique Bronze Footstool with Horse is a perfect piece for the equestrian in your family!  Cast from solid bronze, it features scrolled front legs and a pair of horses in a cut-out fashion that accentuates their form.  Usable as a decorative riser, as well! Circa 1900 Measures 6H x 9.5W x 7.5D

19th Century Spelter Country French Rooster Inkwell

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

Pair Cloisonne Vases, 19th Century Cobalt Blue & Gold

This stunning Pair of Cloisonne Vases date to the Belle Epoque, and were imported to savvy Europeans who appreciated the beauty and artistry of the form.  Grecian-inspired brass vases were painstakingly soldered with flat brass wire to create intricate patterns, in this case Phoenix birds and foliate motifs, the the voids created by the wire were filled...

Pair 19th Century Gothic Bronze Candlesticks

Pair 19th Century Gothic Bronze Candlesticks were meticulously hand-cast in solid bronze in the Gothic style which was revived in the middle of the 1800s as it had been for many revivals in the prior centuries.  This pair features unusual detail in the bottom of the castellated bobeches, the faceted shaft, and of course the elaborate bases below, mounted...

Antique Library Ladder Chair

Antique Library Ladder Chair was ingeniously hand-crafted from solid oak and fitted with brass hinges in a design that appears to be a normal chair, but hinges back to become a short step ladder ideal for libraries, home offices, or anywhere a little help reaching high shelves is needed!Circa mid-1900sMeasures 36H x 15W x 16D; seat 18H

Pair 19th Century Brass Renaissance Dragon Candlesticks

This Pair 19th Century Brass Renaissance Dragon Candlesticks is perfect for adding an Old World quirkiness to your decor. They were cast in the form of the mythical dragon from solid brass, and were designed to last for centuries. Make great bookends! Circa 1870sEach measures 7H x 7W x 3D 

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...

Pair 19th Century French Solid Bronze Picture Frames

Pair 19th Century French Solid Bronze Frames are a delightful product of talented metalsmiths, each depicting a rustic wheelbarrow filled with a bouquet of flowers.  Each presents a small round opening into which one would put a small painting or photo ~ usually just a head shot ~ of a loved one.  Designed to last for centuries! Circa 1880s Each measures...

Antique Nickel Plated Lockbox

Antique Nickel Plated LockboxCirca early 1900s

19th Century Solid French Bronze Picture Frame

19th Century Solid Bronze Picture Frame was finely cast from solid bronze in the manner of Louis XVI, a classic style revitalized during succeeding centuries ever since the origins in ancient Greece and Rome!  Heavy bronze casting produces an elegant yet durable frame for your priceless mementos. Circa 1890s Measures 9.75H x 6.5W x 7D

Antique Library Ladder

Antique Library Ladder is the perfect choice for reaching those upper shelves, whether it's in the library or any room!  Leather lined treads add a sensible luxurious touch. Circa early 1900s Measures 62H x 19W x 25D 

19th Century Cast Bronze Jewelry Box

19th Century Cast Bronze Jewelry Box was meticulously cast by the master metalsmiths of Belgium and features amazing detail around the entire angled oval box, as well as the domed top.  The interior is lined in velvet, and the entire piece remains in exceptional condition, ready to serve your family for generations!  Perfect as a unique gift... Circa...

Antique Tin Box

Antique Tin Box Circa early to mid-1900s Measures ???

Pair 19th Century Solid Bronze Frames with Beveled Glass

Pair 19th Century Solid Bronze Frames with Beveled Glass were finely cast from solid bronze in the manner of Louis XVI, a classic style revitalized during succeeding centuries ever since the origins in ancient Greece and Rome!  Heavy bronze castings combine with the beveled glass to produce elegant yet durable frames for your priceless mementos. Circa...

19th Century Cast Bronze Jewelry ~ Desktop Box

19th Century Cast Bronze Jewelry ~ Desktop Box was meticulously cast by the master metalsmiths of Belgium and features amazing detail around the entire facade, especially the top.  The interior is lined in velvet, and the entire piece remains in exceptional condition, ready to serve your family for generations!  Perfect as a unique gift... Circa 1890s...

Antique Florentine Magazine Rack

Antique Florentine Magazine Rack with beautiful hand-painted and gold highlighted finish. Circa early 1900s Measures 18H x 16W x 12D

Pair 19th Century Bronze-Mounted Horn Bookends

Pair 19th Century Bronze-Mounted Horn Bookends are ideal for decorations, desktops, or as bookends on any surface.  Cattle horns were a symbol of affluence during the 19th century, and to display them with such artful aplomb showed a high level of sophistication and culture! Circa 1880s Each Measures 15H x 10W x 6D

19th Century Painted Library Ladder

19th Century Painted Library Ladder was hand-crafted to allow easy access to books on higher shelves, a must for any complete library!  The painted finish has achieved a lovely patina, making it ideal for the casual or formal decor! Circa 1880s Measures 31.5H x 18W x 20.5

19th Century Bull's Horn Bookend

19th Century Bull's Horn Bookend is ideal for the masculine decor, and features a horn mounted with engraved pewter situated on a simplistic stand. Circa 1880s Measures 16H x 12W x 10D

Antique Decorative Embossed Brass Warrior's Shield

Antique Decorative Embossed Brass Warrior's Shield is the ideal choice for putting the finishing touch on a masculine decor.  Intricate detail abounds from top to bottom including a highly detailed bordering.  The scene depicted appears to be the casting out of rebellious angels from heaven. Circa early 1900s Measures 29H x 20.5W

19th Century Silver Plated Cast Iron Charger

19th Century Silver Plated Cast Iron Charger depicts stunning Renaissance-inspired allegorical motifs in the round, with intricate bordering, all boldly embossed in bas relief.  Originally silver plated, most of which is still evident. Circa 1880s Measures 2H x 18 in diameter

19th Century Hand-Blown Glass Dome

19th Century Hand-Blown Glass Dome is ideal for covering any food for display prior to consumption, or to set off a particular keepsake or objet d'art! As of this writing, a virtual identical twin is available, visible by looking at the Related Items below left~ Circa 1880s Measures 16.5H x 17 in diameter

19th Century Hand-Blown Glass Dome

19th Century Hand-Blown Glass Dome is ideal for covering any food for display prior to consumption, or to set off a particular keepsake or objet d'art! As of this writing, a virtual identical twin is available, visible by looking at the Related Items below left~ Circa 1880s Measures 16.5H x 17 in diameter

Pair 19th Century Napoleon III Bronze Stands

Pair 19th Century Napoleon III Bronze Stands are useful as decorative elements all on their own, or as stands for rose bowls, small sculptures & objets d'art, or even pillar candles. Circa 1860s Each measures 6H x 6.5 in diameter

Antique Embossed Brass Hunt Style Repose Box

Now 70% OFF! 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.

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

19th Century Cast Iron Grape Press

19th Century Cast Iron Grape Press was used to sample a cluster of grapes to determine its level of ripeness, just before the harvest!  Even today some vintners still use such devices since the human senses can be just as reliable as the most sophisticated automatic equipment! Circa 1880s Measures 13H x 8W x 6D

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