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Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver inkwell in the form of a pen nib; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A4610
Price: £995.00
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Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell - Antique Victorian

Description


This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver inkwell has been realistically modelled in the form of a pen's pointed nib.


The shank/body of this impressive Victorian inkwell is plain and embellished with engraved and pierced decoration replicating the details of the nib's slit and vent/breather hole, in addition to plain shaped shoulders.


This antique inkwell retains the original removable glass ink pot.


The underside of the silver nib bears the registration number 'Rd No 228648' in addition to the full hallmarks.


This impressive inkwell was crafted by the Birmingham silversmiths John Thomas Heath & John Hartshorne Middleton of Hukin & Heath, subsequently Hukin & Heath Ltd.


Read a brief history of antique silver inkwells & inkstands


Date: 1894

Condition


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

The silver nib has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Diameter 4.5cm/1.8"

Height 13.7cm/5.4"


Weight


2.3 troy ounces/71.5g (excluding glass liner)


 
 
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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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