Hammond Creake & Co (London Hallmarks). Inkwell Sterling Silver Handle & English Oak Standish. Henry Bushell & Co (Birmingham Hallmarks). Matching Sterling Silver Crystal Cut Inkwells. ORIGINAL CONDITION / PHOTOS SHOW ACTUAL INKWELL STANDISH.
CLEAR PICTURES AND A DETAILED DESCRIPTION. Matching Sterling / Square Crystal Cut Inkwells. Sterling & English Oak Inkwell Standish. Hammond Creake & Co - London Silversmith.Henry Bushell & Co - Birmingham Silversmiths. EXTREMELY FINE (EF) - Hallmarks Displayed Brilliantly. Excellent Shape & Overall Condition.
No Repairs Required / Bright & Polished / Ready for Immediate Use or Displaying / Restored inc. This particular Solid Sterling Silver Mount Inkwell Standish is an extremely rare offering.
With matching Crystal Inkwells bearing the same Silversmiths hallmarks for Henry Bushell & Co Birmingham along with the Inkwell Standish. Of English Oak and Sterling Silver Handle made by the Silversmith Hammond Creake & Co London. Condition is in Extremely Fine condition for a antique matched and dated for c.
1899, with age related wear the entire Inkwell Standish set is very solid ready for use or display, with. Clear dating & silversmith hallmarks. T is in Excellent condition with no effecting faults.
The workmanship is a rare feature and should not disappoint. From the appeal, the finish has been restored with the. Lacquered and all Sterling Silver components cleaned and polished for display or use.
The draw works as should and holds a Sterling Silver knob. The matching crystal inkwells fit nicely to the standish recesses. Being a English Oak construction, it is normal to have differing silversmiths for the inkwells and standish. Hallmarks are very clear and correctly stamped for English Essay Offices. Such a set would have normally been used by an affluent family or business.This antique can be immediately used or displayed by the new owner knowing this Victorian era Solid Sterling Silver. Will appreciate in value and is extremely well sort. Holding a wonderful character, appeal and displays as an authentic antique. Along with a very heavy weight of. The condition is 100% original as received. Aged marks and a few dints, you will notice to the back side of the standish there is an non-effecting crack caused by time. The Square Crystal Cut Inkwells have.
Flee bites and one of the inkwell lips holds a stain. As a classic collectible, this example will be a delightful addition to dinning or display proudly knowing the history is from a by gone era. Pictures shown are untouched & show natural reflections / Sun & light glare, additional pictures can be provided. Hammond, Creake & Co , Also known as Saint Arnaud Creake, London / Registered 1899. Hammond, Creake & Co were makers of Basket, knife rest, napkin ring, salver, spoon, tongs, tea service, trophy.
Henry Bushell & Co of Tenby Street North Birmingham / Registered 1871. Henry Bushell & Co were makers of Condiments set, decanter label. An inkstand (or as they were known between the 15th and 18th Century - desk standish), is a stand or tray used to hold various writing instruments, often including a capped inkwell and a sand shaker for rapid drying. A pen wiper would often be featured and from the mid-nineteenth century a compartment for steel nibs was usually a component. A standish often had a rectangular form supporting three or more pots for ink and one for cleaning purposes.To accommodate a quill, wells were often incorporated into the design of the stand. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the Art Nouveau movement welcomed the use of elegant feminine shapes and flora and fauna across all mediums of art and design.
With the dawn of the Victorian era, novelty pieces from seaside towns became fashionable due to the advent of rail travel. As the first flush of souvenirs became sought after home décor, the images of famous monuments or vistas were often crafted with enamel or etched into the glass inkwells, rendering them the perfect ornament.INKWELL 1 - Outer Lip. Henry Bushell & Co Silversmiths. "Anchor" - Birmingham Essay Office. INKWELL 1 - Inner Lid. INKWELL 2 - Outer Lip.
INKWELL 2 - Inner Lid. Hammond, Creake & Co Silversmiths. "Crowned Leopards Head " - London Essay Office. 120 mm Height (at Handle). This Inkwell Standish Set will be ready for use or display.You may notice this in the pictures. I pride myself on a high level of service, I value repeat clientele and happy to assist where I can. NO cost for packing materials or transport to the post office. ANTIQUES & RARITIES - bayo_madness.
Inkwell Sterling Silver Mount & English Oak Standish. Check out my other items.Be sure to add me to your favorites list. The item "SILVER STERLING c. 1899 HAMMOND CREAK & Co ENGLAND HM INKWELL & OAK STANDISH SET" is in sale since Sunday, August 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling". The seller is "bayo_madness" and is located in Mount Waverley, Victoria. This item can be shipped worldwide.