A Russian bronze and onyx inkstand and desk lamp
Moscow, 1912, signed Popov in Cyrillic
On the onyx base a standing bear grasping a branch with his front legs. The inkstand with hinged lid in the form of a tree trunk. Fitted for electricity, lamp shade possibly of later date.
H. 56 cm
A comparable set was part of the collection of the Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna Romanova of Russia (1854-1912).