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SOLD - Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Inkstand - Art Deco Style - Antique George VI

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George VI cut glass and English sterling silver inkstand made in the Art Deco style; part of our antique silver and glassware collection

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SOLD - Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Inkstand - Art Deco Style - Antique George VI
SOLD - Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Inkstand - Art Deco Style - Antique George VI

Description


This exceptional antique George VI sterling silver inkstand has a rounded rectangular form.


The surface of this Art Deco inkwell is plain and unembellished.


The stand retains the original hallmarked pen supports ornamented with scrolling fluted terminals.


This impressive stand is fitted with the original detachable hallmarked sterling silver inkpot receiver, embellished with an applied moulded border.


The receiver retains the original cut glass ink pot with hallmarked cylindrical silver mount and fitted with a hinged hallmarked iconic Art Deco cushion shaped, stepped cover.


The cover opens to reveal the removable glass ink liner.


The impressive glass body of the inkpot is embellished with faceted corners.


The stand is supported by four cast and applied sterling silver fluted feet accented with iconic Art Deco style elevated terminal, in junction with the body.


Both the pen supports and inkpot receiver secure to the underside with screw fitments.


The underside of the stand bears the retailer's mark 'Mappin & Webb Ltd'


Date: 1937

Condition


This antique Art Deco inkwell is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The stand and mounts have been professionally polished and are in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the stand and part hallmarks to the receivers and mount are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Stand

Length 23.9cm/9.4"

Width 18.5cm/7.3"

Height 4.3cm/1.7"

Total Height 10.6cm/4.2"


Inkpot

Length 10.2cm/4"

Width 7cm/2.8"

Height 8.3cm/3.3"


Weight


25.2 troy ounces/783g (excluding inkpot)


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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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