19th century 'Tonks & Son' letter rack
Dimensions:W: 18cm (7.1")H: 19cm (7.5")D: 13.5cm (5.3")
A late 19th century letter rack or desktop stationery 'tidy' in brass and oak by William Tonks & Son whose impressed initials and trademark sun logo the piece bears to the underside. The moulded oak base, raised on the original four brass ball feet, supports the brass and mesh sides and central divider which also serves as a handle. A practical, good quality piece remining in excellent condition. Circa 1880.