Black Marble Vintage Art Deco Era Desk Set With Inkwell Blotter & Carrier - AS IS. Unknown Maker - Unbranded and Unmarked - Set includes a large base with an attached inkwell box, a detached ink blotter, and a detached letter carrier - The base has a long depression for resting pens - The inkwell box has a metal hinged lid, which reveals two detached inkwells inside - Inkwells are made of glazed pottery, which have white bases and brown lids. Based on my research of similar desk sets, this set is probably of European manufacture. The veining in the marble is extremely colorful and varied, with tones of white, tan, flesh, pink, gray and brown - Art Deco Era - Vintage - Dates from the early to mid 1900s.
Base: 17 3/4" Long x 7 3/4" Wide x 1 1/8 Tall. Inkwell Box: 6 1/4" x 2 7/8" Wide x 2 1/4 Tall.
Inkwells: 1 1/8" Tall x 1 3/8" Diameter of top x 5/8 Diameter of opening. Blotter: 6" Long x 3" Wide x 2 7/8 Tall. Letter Carrier: 6 3/4" Long x 3 3/8" Wide x 4 3/4 Tall. Used - AS IS CONDITION.
Base: One of the small square wooden feet on the bottom of the base is detached and missing - The remaining small square foot is made of wood, is painted black, and is attached with a single screw - The missing foot should be easy to replace - The green felt on the two marble feet is worn and is fraying around the edges - A few small 1/8 chips around a few of the corners. Inkwell Box: Light tarnish on the metal hinge - The left side of the currently has a 1/4 of wiggle room (the nut on the underside needs to be tightened). Inkwells: Excellent condition - No chips, flakes or cracks. Blotter: There is a 7/8" patch of chipping on one top corner, a 1/2" and 1/4" chip on another top corner, a 1/8" chip on another top corner, and a 3/8" patch of chipping on the final top corner - There is a 1/16" chip on one of the bottom corners, and a 3/4 chip on another bottom corner - Some tiny spots of chipping around the edges of the wooden bottom - Some black staining on the wood from ink. Letter Carrier: There is a large 1 1/4" chip on the front right foot, as well as three small 1/8" chips/flakes on subsequent top corners - Two of the green felt feet on the bottom are missing - Metal bars are tarnished with some pitting and a few small flecks of rust - Needs polishing.Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Art Deco Desk Set Black Marble Inkwell Blotter & Carrier Vintage (O) AS IS" is in sale since Wednesday, September 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Office\Office Supplies\Desk Accessories\Desk Sets".
The seller is "valeries_trunk" and is located in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.