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betweenthelens's items70 of 70Sekhmet Faience Amulet Set in Sterling Silver Ankh by Yaakov KohnLétang Fils Antique Chocolate Molds
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    Posted 7 years ago

    betweenthe…
    (70 items)

    I love this inkstand, but its provenance is a real mystery to me. There are no markings. There appears to be an eagle with a helmet atop its head and outstretched wings in the center. A floral or leafy motif as well as a Green Man type face with a winged helmet atop his head also appear on this piece.

    At the same place, I found an antique Villeroy and Boch sugar bowl (made in Germany) and was amazed to see a face with wings atop its head on the bottom of the piece. So, I wonder if this inkstand could be German-made?
    Any musings on this piece (or outright identification!) would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for looking!

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    1. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Belated thanks to ho2cultcha, Manikin, fortapache, and aghcollect.
    2. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Thank you, SEAN68, Caperkid, Midnight1208, Radegunder, and Agram.m
    3. Lamplover78 Lamplover78, 5 years ago
      Love this. .just beautiful! This is on my list of things to get eventually!
    4. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 5 years ago
      Thank you so much, Lamplover78, officialfuel and jscott0363.
    5. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 5 years ago
      Thanks so much, bijoucaillouvintage!
    6. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 4 years ago
      Thank you for the love, Mrstyndall!
    7. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 4 years ago
      Thank you, Lenelle! Glad you like!
    8. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 4 years ago
      Thank you for the love, rockbat, Trey and TimeTraveller!
    9. Trey Trey, 4 years ago
      Your welcome:)

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