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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 112

    A LARGE VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND

    MARK OF D & J WELLBY, LONDON, 1896

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    A LARGE VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND
    MARK OF D & J WELLBY, LONDON, 1896
    Shaped rectangular, on four scrolling bracket feet with foliage, gadrooned and acanthus leaf border, the inkstand with two pen troughs, two glass pots with hinged covers with finials, one compartment with removable cover of chamberstick with associated snuffer, London, 1871, marked on reverse, each compartment, hinged covers, chamberstick, and snuffer
    16½ in. (41.9 cm.) long; 89 oz. 10 dwt. (2793 gr.) weighable silver


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