Russian Metal Artworks

Stand for dip pens and pencils

    Stand for dip pens and pencils

    Russian Empire

    The 1830-1840s

    Bronze, malachite; grinding, polishing, mosaic, casting

    8.6 x 13.0 x 6.0 cm


    The stand is in the form of two rectangular plates, revetted with malachite, in bronze setting. Openwork curls of vermeil bronze from the sides connect the plates with each other. Five through apertures (nests) in bronze setting are in the upper plate.