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661
A steel ink well, attributed to the Tula Imperial Arms Factory, end of the 18th century
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
661
A steel ink well, attributed to the Tula Imperial Arms Factory, end of the 18th century
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

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A steel ink well, attributed to the Tula Imperial Arms Factory, end of the 18th century
shaped as a globe, surrounded by a band ornated with four rosettes connected with garlands, fixed on a piédouche resting on a square base. Can be opened by pushing down the two quarters of the globe thanks to a thumbpiece on urn on the urn on top of the handle, revealing inkwell and caster fitting into a small circular plateau


H. 21 cm ; 8 1/4 in.
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Catalogue Note

For a similar model, see exhibition catalogue Trésors des Tzars, La Russie & l'Europe de Pierre le Grand à Nicolas Ier, Galerie J. Kugel, Paris, 1998, n°188, illustrated. A further model can be found at the Hermitage (see M. Malchenko, Art Objects in Steel by Tula Craftsmen, Leningrad, 1974, n°81).

Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another

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Paris