• Important Silver and Objects o auction at Christies

    Sale 2209

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu Including the Inventory of Marks Antiques of London

    22 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER INKSTAND

    MARK OF CHARLES RAWLINGS & WILLIAM SUMMERS, LONDON, 1850

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER INKSTAND
    MARK OF CHARLES RAWLINGS & WILLIAM SUMMERS, LONDON, 1850
    Formed as a monkey in military dress, hat removes for penholder, the drum with silver-gilt mounted inkwell, on wood base, fully marked, with registry mark for 1851
    4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Gerald S. Sanders (1911-1982), Chairman and managing director of James Walker Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Ltd. and founding member of the Society of Silver Collectors (now the Silver Society).
    Christie's, London, 13 July 2006, lot 153