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Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III sterling silver and glass ladies inkstand; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian
Sterling Silver Ladies Inkstand by Henry Chawner - Antique Georgian

Description


This exceptional antique George III sterling silver desk standish has a navette shaped form onto four bracket feet.


This inkstand is encompassed with an applied thread decorated border, in addition to the contemporary engraved initials 'WW'.


The rim of the body of the sterling silver inkstand is ornamented with a paralleling applied reed decorated border.


The internal wirework style frame of the stand is divided into three rounded supports.


Each internal compartment retains the original rounded glass bottles with cut glass ornamentation in addition to impressive scalloped bases.


The ink, pen/quill and pounce bottles retain the original plain silver cylindrical mounts fitted with push fit hallmarked covers.


The rim of each circular cover is encircled with applied moulded borders and bears the corresponding functional pierced decorated holes.


This large silver ink standish was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Henry Chawner.


Such original ladies examples, in perfect condition, are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.


View the full range of collectable silverware at AC Silver


Date: 1789

Condition


This antique inkstand is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The ink bottles are in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the stand, in addition to part hallmarks to the ink bottle covers are all very clear.


Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique glass and silverware.


Dimensions


Standish

Length of stand 18.5cm/7.3"

Width of stand 7cm/2.8"

Height of stand 7.8cm/3.1"


Pounce Bottle (Largest)

Diameter of pounce bottle 3.7cm/1.5"

Height 7cm/2.8"


Pen/Ink Bottle (Smaller)

Diameter 3.3cm/1.3"

Height 7cm/2.8"


Weight


4.3 troy ounces/135g (excluding glass vessels)


 
 
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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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