This rare Victorian novelty golfing desk stand is made of silver plate by Joseph Rodgers & Sons and dates from 1858 - 1871.
This wonderful antique stand has a figure of a gentleman golfer who has just taken a swing to the top that has very nice detail, two beautiful quality glass inkwells which have hinged silver plate covers and collars and a pen holder in the form of a rustic fence. The stand sits nicely on four feet which are in the form of golf balls.
This fantastic desk accessory would make a unique collectors piece for a golf fan, is a good usable desk accessory and looks wonderful on display.
Material: Silver plate. Glass.
Country of Origin: UK.
Date: 1858 - 1871.
Marked with the makers mark of JR P + * S for Joseph Rodgers & Sons.
Length: 20 1/2 cm (8") approx.
Width: 16 1/2 cm (6 1/2") approx.
Height: 13 1/2 cm (5 1/4") approx.
Weight: 1110 grams including inkwells.
Please note: The pen is not included.
Condition: Excellent antique condition with only light signs of use in keeping with age. No damage or wear to plate. The glass inkwells are in perfect condition with no cracks or chips. Please see pictures.
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