A very fine, impressive, and unusual, large antique Edwardian English cut glass, silver mounted 'watch' inkwell; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection
This very fine, large antique
Edwardian cut glass has a circular domed form in a fluted design. inkwell
The inkwell has a star cut glass base.
This impressive piece has a plain hinged sterling silver mount which incorporates a hallmarked gimbal mounted cover which features a gent's
. pocket / fob watch
The hallmarked upper rim of the cover is completely detachable, and when removed releases the nickel plated watch held within.
In addition to the normal silver hallmarks, the mount displays the retailer's mark and the unique registration number
This unusual and impressive
antique inkwell is fine quality and in excellent condition.
The glass is in perfect condition.
The watch movement has been professionally cleaned and serviced, and is in full working order. If necessary AC Silver is happy to assist you with any repair query in the future, however as this item is antique we are unable to guarantee parts will be replaceable.
The silver mount is a very good gauge of silver.
struck to the surface of the lower mount, and part hallmarks struck to the rim and gimbal are very clear. hallmarks
Full hallmarks struck to the upper mount are partially rubbed.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Edwardian glass and silverware.
Height to top of mount when closed 9.5cm/3.7"
Height when open with watch displayed vertically 14cm/5.5"
Diameter across base 14.6cm/5.75"
Diameter of silver mount 6cm/2.3"
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