A large French white marble and ormolu desk inkwell representing a young lady draped in the Antiquity manner and symbolizing Fidelity reclining on a bronze column holding ivy with the inscription: I die where I attach myself
On the marble base with gilt bronze balustrade, are two covered vases of flowers containing the ink wells ( the inside glass missing).
Directoire period, circa 1800.
Provenance: Lord Hesketh , Easton Neston House,UK ( Sotheby's auction, May 17th 2005)
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