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Antique Victorian Ormolu Desk Pen / Taper stick Stand of Boy Fishing

A late Victorian ormolu desk pen/ taper stick stand in the form of a boy fishing. Of small size the young boy standing on rocks in a stream, holding a rod and line with a hooked fish. The reeds to the left with central hole to support a pen or taper stick, a fence to the right to hold matches, with a rough match striker to the reverse. Lovely original patination to the ormolu. The base weighted with lead.

Height 3 3/4″ (9.5cm)

Width 4 1/2″ (11.5cm)

Depth 2 1/2″ (6.5cm)


Circa 1870