Antique Victorian Brass Pen Tray Cast Basket Weave Field Mouse & Wheat Stem 1890
Antique Victorian Cast Brass Pen Tray Basket Weave Pattern With Field Mouse & Wheat Stem circa 1890
Here we have an amusing, attractive and decorative antique cast brass pen tray shaped as an elongated basket with a handle at each end. It also has a naturalisticly modelled small field mouse chewing on a stem of wheat. The antique pen tray is cast in high relief and stands on four small cylindrical feet and is a delightful item for use as a pen tray on a desktop or as an ornament. It was made in the late Victorian period around 1890.
The tray is 6 1/4 inches long and has a width of 2 1/2 inches and 3/4 inches high to the back of the mouse. It weighs 221 g unpacked and is in excellent order. Please see the images.
This would make a great addition to any collection of antique desktop items, pen trays or just a a decorative conversation piece.
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