London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A Great Exhibition inkstand
By Elkington, dated 1851
The well as a globe, the dish cast with artisans of various crafts and with names to the border, inscribed to the rim 'PUBLISHED AS THE ACT DIRECTS BY HENRY ELKINGTON FEB.20 1851'
9in. (29.9cm.) diam.
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