5-piece Desk Set

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5-piece Desk Set
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Gift of Mrs. Douglas Sinclaire
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5-piece Desk Set. Colorless lead glass; blown and engraved. (A) Rectangular tray with sloping sides; top rim cut and polished; sides engraved with a band of laurel leaves. (B) Pen with gold nib marked "JOHN/HOLLAND/CIN O/No2" pushed into gold stem with engraved decoration and mother-of-pearl end. (C) Mother-of-pearl pointed blade-like letter opener. (D) Calendar - rectangular mold-blown holder engraved with row of laurel leaves and holding ivory cards with names of months, week days and numbers hand lettered in red and black. (E) Letter rack - U-shaped with Sinclaire trademark of an "S" in a laurel wreath engraved on one side.
Sinclaire, Mrs. Douglas, Source