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Antique George V Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Desk Inkwell

US$1,181.10

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique George V cut-glass and English sterling silver mounted desk inkwell made by Asprey & Co; part of our antique silver and glassware collection. This fine antique George V cut glass and English sterling silver mounted desk inkwell has a plain cuboid form with rounded corners. The neck of the antique glass inkwell is encircled with an impressive silver mount and fitted with a compressed circular hinged hallmarked sterling silver cover. The cover opens to reveal the removable glass ink liner. The interior of the cover retains the original gilt interior. The impressive glass body of this inkwell is embellished with hobnail style deep cut glass ornamentation to the underside. This fine example of antique silverware has been crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Asprey & Co Ltd. Dimensions: Height to top of cover 10cm/3.9" Width 11.3cm/4.4" square Diameter of liner 2.5cm/1" Height of liner 2.8cm/1.1" Condition: This antique glass inkwell is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The inkwell has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. The glass is in perfect condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount have wear but remain legible. The part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear. Maker: Asprey & Co Ltd Date: 1921 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique glassware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.9 in. (9.91 cm)Diameter: 4.4 in. (11.18 cm)
  • Style
    Other (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1921
  • Condition
    The inkwell is an exceptional gauge & quality of silver & in exceptional condition. It has been professionally polished. The glass is in perfect condition. Full hallmarks are rubbed but legible. The part hallmarks are all very clear.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A37461stDibs: LU1200219528042

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    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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Located in Jesmond, United Kingdom
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