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Antique George V Sterling Silver Gallery Inkstand

$2,217.11per set


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver gallery inkstand; an addition to our ornamental office silverware collection This exceptional antique George V sterling silver gallery inkstand has a rectangular form. This inkstand is fitted with a hallmarked gallery, embellished with impressive panels of pierced angular diaper pattern decoration. The body of the sterling silver inkstand is ornamented with a gadroon decorated border to the rim. The internal frame of the Stand is divided into different sized compartments by pierced decorated dividers reflecting the same design to that of the body. The original hallmarked base has a sliding action which allows it to be removed for cleaning purposes. This antique sterling silver inkstand is supported by four impressive claw and ball feet. The two smaller internal compartments retain the original square glass ink bottles with chamfered edges. The ink bottles retain the original plain hallmarked silver cylindrical mounts fitted with hinged hallmarked covers. The flared rim of each circular cover is encircled with a gadroon style decorated border. Condition This antique inkstand is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition. The ink bottles are in perfect condition. Full hallmarks struck to the gallery and to the ink bottle mounts are all very clear. Part hallmarks, as expected, struck to the interior of the bottle covers and to the underside of the base are also clear. Dimensions Length 24cm/9.4" Width 12.6cm/5" Height 7.8cm/3.1" Height of bottle 4.1cm/1.6" Weight 21 troy ounces/653g (excluding glass ink bottles) Maker: Charles Boyton & Son Ltd Origin: London, England Date: 1923 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique glass and silverware.


  • Creator
    Charles Boyton & Sons, Ltd. (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.1 in. (7.88 cm)Width: 5 in. (12.7 cm)Depth: 9.4 in. (23.88 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Style
    Other (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: W80141stDibs: LU1200215678291

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    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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