SOLID SILVER, GLASS AND WOOD DOUBLE INKWELL AND PEN HOLDER. This very beautiful solid silver, glass and wood double inkwell has a book shape. The inkwells are made cut glass with a sterling silver cover and a hole for the ink. The covers have a very beautiful engraved flower composition. The inkwells rest into a book shape wood holder with application of sterling silver ornaments.
The «book» is made in solid wood and has the «pages» finished with gold leave. It stands up on four solid silver half balls. The pen rest can store three pens. The solid silver ornaments presented on both sides consists in relieve stylized circular flowers. On the back of the inkwells a solid silver relief decoration has four flowers and, on the center, an oval blank cartouche to inscribe the initials.
This is a very beautiful writing set is in very good conditions. It only present small signs of the age (please see photos). The inkwells are in perfect conditions.The dip nib pen on the photo is not for sale its only showed for presentation purposes. Please see the below text and the photos that are part of the description. Portuguese Official Assay mark wild boar head for solid silver 833. High 58mm (2.28in), diameter 61mm (2.39in). Length 190mm (7.48in), width 105mm (4.13in) and high 150mm (5.91in). Total weight 636gramm 22.43 US oz. It is in very good condition. I will gladly answer any questions you may have. The item "Inkwell double RARE solid silver + glass wood book shape pen holder 19th century" is in sale since Sunday, December 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "theexcelsiorshop" and is located in .. This item can be shipped worldwide.