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A fabulous cold painted Austrian bronze inkwell depicting a Dachshund dog seated, this charming item is rear hinged at the neck opening to reveal a compartment for a liner.

A fabulous cold painted Austrian bronze inkwell depicting a Dachshund dog seated, this charming item is rear hinged at the neck opening to reveal a compartment for a liner.

Antique Figural Black Forest Inkwell - Dog - St. Bernard c.1890

A really charming example of a late nineteenth century Grand Tour souvenir from the Swiss village of Andermatt in the Alps. The inkwell features an

Stone Carving, Samurai, Stone Sculpture, Rock Sculpture

An early 19th Century ivory figure of Chokaro, seated in a bamboo grove conjuring his magical steed from the gourd. The spell known only to him is working perfectly, perhaps even too well it appears another is making off with his ride! Unsigned.

An early Century ivory figure of Chokaro, seated in a bamboo grove conjuring his magical steed from the gourd. The spell known only to him is working perfectly, perhaps even too well it appears another is making off with his ride!

This pendant, featuring Mars, the Roman god of war, was made in the middle of the 16th century by unknown French craftsmen. Gold, silver, lapis lazuli, opal, rubies, pearls, chalcedony and enamel; chased, polished and carved. The rubies imitate drops of blood. Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia.

A sixteenth-century French jewelled pendant depicting the Roman war god Mars, with his symbolic attributes of weapons and armour; red is his colour, and it is adorned with blood-red rubies. (The Hermitage)