1925 Antique Sterling Silver Desk Standish For Sale
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1925 Antique Sterling Silver Desk Standish

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver desk Standish; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique silver desk Standish, in sterling standard, has a rectangular form. This George V inkstand is plain and embellished with an applied egg decorated border to the rim. The surface of this exceptional example of antique silverware incorporates two elongated oval recesses, composing pen wells. This antique hallmarked silver inkstand is supported by four impressive cast Regency style feet embellished with lobed petal/leaf decoration, in addition to tiered supports in junction with the body. The stand incorporates two circular inkpots in addition to a central oval receptacle; each hallmarked component secures to the underside with a screw fitment. Each vessel is plain and unembellished, with applied moulded borders to the upper and lower rims. The inkpots and container are fitted with hallmarked hinged covers surmounted with impressive acorn style finials. Each ink pot is fitted with a circular rounded gunmetal liner. Condition: This antique silver desk Standish is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Each component has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. The cast and applied decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the inkstand, in addition to the part hallmarks to the containers and covers, are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Dimensions Length 24.7cm/9.7" Width 16.8cm/6.6" Height 7.8cm/3.1" Weight 30.7 troy ounces/954g (excluding gunmetal liners) Maker: Pairpoint Brothers Date: 1925 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this Fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.  

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  • Condition Details
    The cast and applied decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the inkstand, in addition to the part hallmarks to the containers and covers, are all very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.1 in. x W 6.6 in. x D 9.7 in.H 7.88 cm x W 16.77 cm x D 24.64 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    C1651
  • Reference Number
    LU1200213954182
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