Ottoman scribe's brass travel inkwell and pen holder circa 1860 in excellent original condition. Measures 10 inches long. Wonderful deeply etched botannical designs.
Early Massachusetts lift-top advertising box with original red washed surface, circa 1840. Inner paper reads "W. I. GOODS, which he will sell VERY LOW for cash, Palm Leaf Hats or approved credit. Those wishing to purchase as above, will do well to call and examine for themselves before purchasing elsewhere. All kinds of Country produce taken in exchange for Goods. CHARLES B. MOSELY. New Salem, Aug. 1840." This charming box is 8.5 inches wide, 4 inches deep and 2 inches high.
Vintage Murano glass millefiore paperweight incorporating a spade, heart, diamond and club. It is 2.5 inches wide by 2 inches high. Excellent condition.
Antique pair of faux painted bookends circa 1900. The faux books are Gardiner's History of England Ducie, Vol 111 and Vol IV. The two are so heavy and so well painted to resemble leather bindings and marbelized paper that it is hard to tell they are not real. They are felt lined to protect books, and so strong they can support most any desktop book collection. Each bookend measures 7.5 inches high, 5 inches deep with a 6 inch base. Excellent original condition.
Vintage oak adjustable book holder circa 1900 in excellent condition. This is an unusually large book holder; most are much smaller and cannot support a large number of heavy books the way this one can. It measures 24.75 inches wide closed, 39 inches wide fully extended, and 6 inches deep.