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A VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND
A VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND

MARK OF ROBINSON, EDKINS & ASTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1839

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A VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND
MARK OF ROBINSON, EDKINS & ASTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1839
Shaped rectangular with shell and acanthus foliage scrolling border, on four scroll feet with conforming design, the two fluted cut-glass containers with removable covers with reed and leaf border, the central baluster-shaped silver wafer box with removable taperstick cover, taperstick cover shaped as acanthus leaf with its shaft and handle fashioned as flower with removable nozzle, the stand engraved with two crests, marked on stand, bottle mounts, covers, wafer box, nozzle and holding pins
13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) long; 51 oz. (1590 gr.) weighable silver
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