Small accessories sometimes called 'desk furniture' for a study, home or work office desk. Writing became very important from the 17th century and many such items are often called "EARLY" so we have a separate webpage for some of these items (click the Early button).
Sanders, Wax Jacks, Seals, Blotters, calendars, pen racks, postal scales, pen trays, glue pots, pen wipes and many more -
See the WRITING EQUIPMENT RANGE DIAGRAM

Treen SANDERS -l2r-£280, £175, £230, £100, £230, £250, £180 Filligree BOUGIE BOX
c1790 £350

VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND by Stephen Smith, London 1867
Of oval form fitted with two cut-glass ink reservoirs centred by an urn- shaped sander with pull-off lid formed as a scallop shell with taperstick holder and snuffer, length 29cm, weight 18.7oz -superb £875

 

Two ornate PEN TRAYS-Japanese (Chinese) pewter £60 and William Comyn London silver tray £135

Parchment runners numbered from 15 to 7 still practical to use even though probably 150 years old -from £50