Victorian Silver Plate Crane Bird Inkwell Stand After James Deakin
- 1 Fine English Exceptional Rare Quality Antique 19th Century Victorian Silver Plate Crane Bird Inkwell Stand After James Deakin.
- With a stunningly crafted Crane and his fish catch on a wonderful ornate plinth in the centre.
- Circa late 19th century 1880.
- Having beautiful intricate foliage leaves & berries repousse detail.
- Unsigned no makers mark.
- In the style of similar to the famous silversmith James Deakin.
- This piece was made for the Retailer H. Spiller, London stamped underneath, circa 1880.
- No Hallmark.
- Well-appointed for the writing traditionalist with its two removable, clear cut glass inkpots with hinged lids that sit securely inside delicately decorated square inserts and a quill rest recessed into the beautiful decorative base.
- Raised on four angled feet with the underside stamped “SPILLER, 204 UPPER ST, ISLINGTON, S6148.”
- A beautiful Christmas present gift.
- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used worn condition.
- No quill.
- The silver plate is tarnished & rubbed on the cranes legs and around the quill recess. Some loss of plate in places and various scratches.
- Both the glass inkwells are original & in good condition for their age, one has a small nick to one edge and there is residue of red ink to the cap, 1 of the inkwell base's is slightly warped and you have to push it into place so it fits in all commensurate with age and nothing that detracts for the magnificence of the piece.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate
9.25" Width (23.5cm)
6" Length depth (15.25cm)
5.90" Height (15cm)