Antique Bronze & Marble Mastiff Dog Ink Well by Valton
This wonderful antique gilt bronze and marble inkwell depicts a chained mastiff guard dog sculpted by the French animalier, Charles H. Valton (1851-1918). It measures 11.75" by 16" by 10". Post sign reads "PRENEZ GAIDE AU CHIEN" which translates simply to "beware of dog". This item resides with our client on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York and may be seen by appointment. Additional images forwarded upon request.