This is a wonderful antique sterling silver inkstand with hallmarks for Sheffield 1899 and the makers mark of James Dixon & Sons.
The shaped oval tray with leaf and scroll cast rim is raised on decorative scroll feet and supporting twin cut glass ink wells with sterling silver hinged covers, bearing hallmarks for Birmingham 1899 and the makers mark of Henry Matthews.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
In excellent condition with clear hallmarks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 7.5 x Width 20.5 x Depth 14
Weight 0.45 kg - Weight of base only
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 inches x Width 8 inches x Depth 5 inches
Weight 14.4 troy oz - Weight of base only
Our reference: 09130