Victorian Boar's Head Pen Nib Brush & Paper Holder - Brass - Second half 19th century

Description
Victorian Boar's Head Pen Nib Brush & Paper Holder - Brass - Second half 19th century
England

A stunning English antique pen wipe in the form of a boars head.

The wipe also has a paper holder. Press the back and the boars mouth opens to clip the papers.

The bristles are intact and strong.

Ruby red glass eyes.

I think this is brass but it could be bronze.

Inscribed underneath Published by Messenger FE 5th 1850.

Measuring 5.5cm high base to the top of the bristles x 12.5cm wide x 2.75cm deep.

Excellent condition.

Please study the photos as these form part of the description.

Sent tracked and insured.

Lot details
Object
Victorian Boar's Head Pen Nib Brush & Paper Holder
Material
Brass
Estimated Period
Second half 19th century
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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