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Sterling Silver Treasury Inkstand - Antique George VI

REF: C4113 / LA226570
£2650
€2902
$3410
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Description
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George VI English sterling silver treasury inkstand; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection This exceptional antique George VI sterling silver treasury inkstand has a rectangular form. The surface of this antique ink stand is plain and embellished with applied thread decorated borders. This antique hallmarked silver inkstand is supported by four impressive cast silver claw and ball style feet. The central upper plateau retains the original, impressive cast hallmarked sterling silver handle. This antique silver treasury inkstand* is fitted with two opposing hallmarked hinged covers; one cover opens to reveal three compartments and the other a large vacant storage chamber. The two smaller internal compartments retain the original square glass ink and pounce bottles; the central segment is typically reserved for the writers pen. The rounded cuboid shaped bottles retain the original plain silver cylindrical mounts. The underside of the weighted base allows access to the compartment screw fitments and bears the retailer's mark 'Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, 112 Regent Street, W'. * The treasury inkstand was initially commissioned by the Lord Chamberlain in 1686. The requirement was to be used in the Treasury and the Privy Council; the formal advisors to the sovereign, whom at this time was King James II. Dimensions Length of inkstand 27.6cm/10.9" Width of inkstand 16.5cm/6.5" Height to top of handle 10.4cm/4.1" Height to rim 6.8cm/2.7" Width of glass bottle 5.3cm/2.1" square Height of glass bottle 3.4cm/1.3" Weight 54.1 troy ounces/1683g (including weighted base and excluding glass ink bottles)

measurements

Height:
1 MM
Width:
1 MM
Depth:
1 MM

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver Treasury Inkstand - Antique George VI (LA226570) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1938

condition

This antique 20th century ink stand is exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Although the piece features a weighted base, it is an exceptional gauge of silver. The piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. The ink bottles are in perfect condition. The part hallmarks struck to the underside, the carrying handle terminal, the interior of each cover and the interior of the compartments are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

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delivery

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location

Sterling Silver Treasury Inkstand - Antique George VI is located in Newcastle, UK

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