London, South Kensington
26 November 2003
A George V Commemorative Silver Inkwell
Mark of Sebastian Garrard, London, 1935, designed by George Kruger Gray
the cover of the shaped drum form inkwell with the arms of the Goldsmiths' company, the sides with an inscription for Silver Jubilee of King George V, the inside with a fitted glass bottle - 10.2cm. (4in.) diameter, 13oz.
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An example of this model from the Collection of the Goldsmiths' Company is illustrated in Treasures of the 20th Century, page 52.
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