A Rare & Fine George Iii Antique Silver Travelling Inkwell 1812 Early Example For Sale
Asuperb and very interesting antique sterling silver mounted travelling inkwell for the collector with a more unusually designed mount, being of earlier manufacture than most, and with a very nice period glass body with deep star cut base. Hallmarked on the side rim of the mount and on the hinged cover with the lion passant for the sterling standard guarantee, the London date letter 'R' for year 1812 and the head of King George III as duty mark. Maker's mark: TW.
Excellent antique condition,no dents, splits or repairs, and no chips to the glass, only usual scratches consistent with age and use. Please note some degree of perishing to the cork or rubber lining of the cap but even after 200 years it has remained water tight! Top quality gauge of silver.5cm x 5cm (2" x 2") and 3cm deep (1 1/8") Weight:175grams. A fabulous rare early example for a collection.
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