Victorian Silver Inkstand London 1846 by the Foxes

/ Victorian Silver Inkstand London 1846 by the Foxes

Victorian Silver Inkstand London 1846 by the Foxes

This fantastic crested Victorian silver inkstand was made in London in 1846 by the Foxes and measures 11.5" long by 11"front to back and is just over 1" tall, weighing 31.2ozs /1004gms. The base is shaped with a leaf and twig border, twig feet and the handle is of leaves and a trumpet flower. The inkwells either side are of melon/gourd form with capped leaf, flower and stem terminals. The central pear has a twig and leaf handle with bell inside when lifted off there is a taper stick holder below with a shaped pen well. All pieces are crested with an elephants head and are fully hallmarked including the clapper. A superb piece of silver that is most unusual and in excellent condition.

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