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Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell - Antique Edwardian 1904 (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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Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell - Antique Edwardian 1904

REF: A9849 / LA392181
£2,695
€3,124
$3,287
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Description
This is an exceptional, unusual, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver inkwell in the form of a frog; part of our antique diverse ornamental silverware collection This exceptional antique Edwardian English sterling silver inkwell has been modelled in the form of a perched frog. The surface of this impressive novelty silver inkwell is embellished with embossed details reproducing the details of the frog's anatomical features, in addition to the formal attire comprised of trousers, buttoned jacket and bowtie. This unusual and rare silver inkwell is fitted with an impressive hinged hallmarked sterling silver cover modelled in the form of the frog's top hat. The cover opens to allow access to the removable glass ink liner. The figure is perched on the rim of a plain oval platform, incorporating a sunken well. The weighted base bears green baize to the underside.

measurements

Height:
9.9 cm
Width:
8.9 cm
Length:
11.6 cm

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell - Antique Edwardian 1904 (LA392181) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1904

condition

This antique silver inkwell is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the frog's body and oval dish, in addition to part hallmarks to the posterior surface of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

location

This Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell - Antique Edwardian 1904 is located in United Kingdom