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Mulberry wood writing standish

A mulberry wood writing standish (stand or case for pen and ink). With felt lining. A note with the box reads 'This small standish carved from SHAKESPEAR'S (sic) Mulberry Tree is humbly presented to Geo. Garrick Esq by Thomas Sharp of Stratford upon Avon 1769'.

  • Marks & inscriptions

    This small standish carved from SHAKESPEAR'S (sic) Mulberry Tree is humbly presented to Geo. Garrick Esq by Thomas Sharp of Stratford upon Avon 1769,

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust