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SOLD - Sterling Silver Mounted Cut Glass Inkwell - Antique Edwardian

A very fine and impressive, unusual antique Edwardian English cut glass, silver mounted 'watch' inkwell; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A2394
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SOLD - Sterling Silver Mounted Cut Glass Inkwell - Antique Edwardian
SOLD - Sterling Silver Mounted Cut Glass Inkwell - Antique Edwardian


This very fine, large antique Edwardian cut glass inkwell has a circular domed form.

The surface of the glass body is embellished with convex fluted decoration and features a star cut glass motif to the underside.

This impressive piece has a plain sterling silver mount which incorporates a hinged, hallmarked gimbal mounted cover which features a gent's pocket/fob watch.

The hallmarked detachable upper rim of the cover allows access to the nickel plated watch.

The plain mount of this impressive inkwell displays the retailer's mark 'Vickery, To the Queen, 181 & 183 Regent St W' in addition to the registration number '4176'.

Date: 1906


This unusual and impressive antique glass inkwell is fine quality and in excellent condition.

The silver mount is a very good gauge of silver.

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.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the lower mount, and part hallmarks struck to the rim and gimbal are very clear.

Full hallmarks struck to the upper mount are partially rubbed but remain legible.

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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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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