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Lucerne Switzerland lion standish. Early wood carved, with recumbent lion. Music box enclosed. Key available. Operational. Estate late Douglas Osborne Hawke. Height 12 cm

Sterling silver standish., 336 g approx. Hallmarked London 1899.

Victorian brass standish boat shape of three sections with serpent handles and supports, the cover of a stag 30 cm length

A nineteenth century bronze desk standish, with two ink wells and filigree border. 23.6 x 13 cm

Early brass standish. 2 lidded inkwells on stand. Length 43 cm

An 18th century silver standish, rectangular, with gadrooned rim and saw-pierced sides, rosewood base with claw and ball feet; R.H. Width 16 cm.

A late-Victorian nickel-silver standish, centred by a compartment with classical figure flanked by etched glass inkwells. Height 32 cm. Width 42 cm

Edwardian silverplate standish. Central crystal inkwell on swag embossed Britannia metal stand. 17 cm (square)

World War I French novelty ink standish in gilt base metal, modelled as a hotchkiss machine gun within trench settings bearing relief signature L Malespiona. Height 8 cm

Early double ram's horn standish. Walker & Hall plated double inkwell and stag mounted centre. No glass liners. Height 22 cm. Width 63 cm

Victorian brass inkwell, c1880 modelled in rectangular form, fitted with twin glass bottles, flanking a standish with a surmount in the form of a recumbent deer, all naturalistically formed on bracket feet. Length 28 cm