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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gallery Inkstand / Desk Standish (1 of 9)
AC Silver
Tyne and Wear, UK

Andrew Campbell, founder and owner of AC Silver, has been dealing in antique silver and antique jewellery since 1977. In addition to a premier retail premises in Newcastle, north-east England, Andrew has developed an internationally recognised online store, serving both new and return customers nationally and worldwide. Andrew personally sources a wide range of items, including antique jewellery, antique diamond rings and antique gemstone rings. Andrew has also developed a fine and comprehensive inventory of antique silverware, AC Silver is a respected and trusted specialist in its field.

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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gallery Inkstand / Desk Standish

REF: C6019 / LA407340
£2,950
€3,496
$3,558
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Description
This is an exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver fox inkstand; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection This exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian silver inkstand / desk standish, has a rectangular form. This inkstand is fitted with a gallery, embellished with impressive pierced and applied scrolling foliate ornamentation. The shaped, incurved rims of the body and anterior rim of the sterling silver inkstand are ornamented with a paralleling applied gadroon decorated border. The surface of the fox silver inkstand incorporates a concave oval pen receiver. The body of the inkstand incorporates two ink bottle receivers flanking a rectangular stamp box. The impressive hallmarked ink bottles each have a tapering cylindrical form and are embellished with further pierced scrolling foliate ornamentation; these ink bottles secure to the stand with a screw fitment to the underside. Each ink bottle is fitted with a plain domed hinged cover and opens to allow access to the original glass liner. The central sterling silver stamp box is ornamented with an exceptional and realistically modelled cast silver fox, acting as a finial to the otherwise plain and unembellished hinged cover. This antique hallmarked silver inkstand is supported by four impressive bracket style feet embellished with scrolling leaf decoration. Maker: John Grinsell & Sons Date: 1898 Origin: London, England

measurements

Height:
8.2 cm
Width:
18.1 cm
Length:
26 cm
Weight:- 34.4 troy ounces/1069g (including glass ink bottles)

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gallery Inkstand / Desk Standish (LA407340) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1898

condition

This antique inkstand is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Each component of this impressive fox silver inkstand has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the gallery, part hallmarks struck to stamp box and bottle mounts are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

delivery

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location

This Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gallery Inkstand / Desk Standish is located in Newcastle, United Kingdom