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Silver Ink Blotter

Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Ink Blotter - Arts and Crafts Style - Antique George V

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver and ivory handled ink blotter, in the Arts and Crafts style; an addition to our diverse silverware collection

SKU A7744


This exceptional antique George V ivory handled, sterling silver ink blotter has a rectangular, arched rocker form.

The anterior face of the blade is plain and embellished with an undulating rivet design in the Arts and Crafts style.

The blotter retains the original and exceptional ivory handle fitted to hallmarked sterling silver incurved sockets accented with a fixed hinge and scrolling leaf decorated terminal; this ornamentation is encompassed with a paralleling simplified tooled border.

Either end of the rocker blotter features a hinged bar clasp which allows access to the original detachable sheets of ink blotter paper; this enables the blotting paper to be changed with ease.

This impressive example of antique silverware bears the retailer's mark 'Clark, 33 New Bond Street'.

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Maker: Alfred Clark

Date: 1918

This antique silver ink blotter is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent condition.

The blotter has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The original ivory handle has natural crazing in keeping with age; this does not affect the integrity of the piece.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the blade, in addition to part hallmarks to the sockets have wear in keeping with age and location.

The part hallmarks to the interior surface of the clasp are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique flatware.

Length 19.1cm/7.5"

Width 7.5cm/3"

Height 7.2cm/2.8"

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