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Egyptian revival ink stand or desk stand with inkwells, antique. superb quality english victorian desk set with egyptian influence. of silvered and gilt bronze with a d-ended base with winged egyptian sphynx feet. a pen tray to front and back and a fine silvered bronze female mask to each d-end. the inwells set on four silvered ball feet is of sarcophagus form with a superb and finely detailed silvered bronze sphynx to the hinged top. to the front of the sarcophagus is a silvered winged representation of the god horus. to all the edges of the sarcophagus is a complicated double v pattern while a different pattern but still using the v surrounds the base of the inkstand. on lifting the hinged lid of the sarcophagus two glass inkwells are revealed and a pin tray. very fine object. english circa 1880. 13.5 inches high by 9 inches wide by 8 inches high ( 33.75 cms by 22.5 cms by 20 cms).