BID ON THE-SALEROOM
An unusual Victorian carved mahogany desk stand or writing box. Of serpentine form, the hinged cover inset with central stamp box, engraved with a bull's head, within flower-carved border and animal mask purchase, enclosing two glass inkwells and a stamp-box, the bulging body on flared foot, 9.75 x 7 x 4 high, (24.5cm x 18cm x 10cm).
Minor cracks to back edge of cover. Possible slight loss to front edge of animal mask purchase. wear to plating but overall sound.