Continental Silver & Enamel Novelty Obelisk Propelling Pencil

German c1920
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An early 20th century Continental silver and enamel novelty Propelling Pencil made in the form of an Obelisk or 'Cleopatra's Needle'. The body engraved with hieroglyphics highlighted in dark blue enamel, the pull out telescopic gilt metal pencil with square silver base.

Probably made in Germany c1900, but also possibly made in Egypt in the 1920's, following the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen.

The silver ring to the top stamped - 800, for .800 standard silver.

61 mm open
45 mm closed

Sold - £150.00

In fair condition with some loss of the enamel and some damage to the pencil nozzle.
9.00 Grams (0.29 troy ounces)
Stock Code
Silver & Enamel