RARE LADIES ANTIQUE SILVER INKSTAND. Early Victorian (1844) 19th-century Sheffield hallmarked solid sterling silver inkstand with double inkwells.
Navette shape, raised on four shell & scroll feet. Beautifully ornate and densely decorated with leaves & scrolls. A pair of original heavy cut glass inkwells.
The stylised leaf pattern is typical characteristics of early 19th-century antique glass bottle decoration. Free from inscriptions or monograms.
All separate silver parts are intact, individually hallmarked, including the base rings and handle. This rare ladies inkstand is smaller/compact but heavily ornamented.
It is heavy for its size nonetheless, and the tray is solid and sturdy (not flimsy). A beautiful and great quality genuine antique 175 year old early Victorian ladies silver inkstand. HALLMARKS: Sheffield, SILVER fineness 925.MAKER Henry Wilkinson & Co. BASE DIMENSION: 20cm x 12.6cm (7 7/8" x 5"). Height to top of handle: 14.5cm (5 3/4) approx.
WEIGHT: 513g all in (Silver weight of the stand excluding the two bottles is 228g). CONDITION: Great quality and condition without damage, no nasty dents, no solder repairs. One of the lids without internal padding, please see 4th image, only minor issue. No damage or cracks to the glass.
We only sell genuine vintage and antiques. The item "Rare Ladies Antique Sterling Silver Double Inkwell Ink stand Georgian/Victorian" is in sale since Tuesday, April 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Pens & Writing Equipment\Inkwells".The seller is "regencysilver" and is located in london, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.