Rare Pearlware Ink Stand with Pineapple-shaped Candleholder,
Sewells, St. Anthony's Pottery, Newcastle,
A wonderful pearlware inkstand complete with all its parts. The stand consists of a lower circular section with an impressed design of overlapping circles to the sides which to the rear have been punched out leaving an openwork design of ovals and triangles. The top front third is a cover, surmounted with a lion on a large oak leaf, to cover a compartment for the quill nibs. The back section has a series of small circular holes for the quills and three cutouts to contain the existing separate inkwell, sander, and pineapple-shaped candleholder. chip to edge of one of the leaves on the drip pan of the candlestick.
Marks: scratch 2 underside cover & impressed Sewell on the underside of the base.
Provenance: Mario Buatta With Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Reference: Listed in the Sewell pattern book #87 (see last photo)
|Dealer||Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.|
|Artist/Maker||St. Anthony's, Newcastle|
|Measurements||Dimensions: 7 1/4 inches diameter x 2 1/2 inches to top of well x 5 1/2 inches to top of candlestick|
|Inventory||View Dealer's Inventory|
|Contact||Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or firstname.lastname@example.org|