A super quality very impressive English solid sterling silver inkwell. It is hallmarked for London 1899 with the makers marks being SWS.It has superb ornately cast rims and most interesting has been engraved with a crest to its lid incorporating the Prince of Wales' Feathers. It has been inscribed,'With kind remembrances from F H Gardner'.
It should be possible to put the name, date and crest together and work out the connection between the giver and the receiver. It is in outstanding condition being free from dings, splits and repairs. The glass base reservoir, and smaller well, are in superb condition being free from chips, cracks and repairs.
It is an impressive size measuring 5 inches (12.8cms) across the base by 2.25 inches tall and weighs 550 grams including the glass components. A beautifully designed very impressive and interesting piece. If you have any queries etc... To see lots more rare and beautiful silver.
And why not add me to your. All items are cleaned and display ready should you be a retailer or collector, or ready to wrap should you be purchasing a gift.That way we save you time and we discover any faults, not you. The item "LARGE SOLID SILVER CRESTED INKWELL 1899 550g VERY INTERESTING ENGLISH ANTIQUE" is in sale since Saturday, April 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Bottles". The seller is "spidermonkey10" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.