A Swedish, Öland marble writing desk set comprising of inkwell, sand shaker, small lidded box and pen holder, circa 1850s.


Öland is an island off the Swedish east coast and lies betweeen trading routes. This made it easy to obtain and the differences in colour made it very desirable. Although well known as a marble it is actually a limestone.

A Swedish Marble Writing Desk Set from the Island of Öland

  • Height: 7.5cm
    Width: 22.0cm
    Depth: 15.0cm