Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell
Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell

Antique Indian Silver and Hoof Inkwell

c. 1890 India

Offered by AC Silver

£1,095 gbp
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This exceptional antique Indian silver inkwell has been mounted on a water buffalos hoof.

This antique inkwell is encompassed with a fine and impressive silver mount embellished with chased decoration reproducing the features of the buffalo’s fur.

The inkwell is fitted with a plain, flush hinged hallmarked cover surmounted with an elevated escutcheon supported by a curved bracket and displaying a chased decorated ornament modelled in the form of a head of a water buffalo.

The cover opens to reveal the removable glass ink liner.

The hallmarks to the cover of this impressive inkwell include:

Maker’s mark: Barton (Barton, Son & Co)

Silver quality/purity mark: silver

Dimensions

Length 12.8cm/5"

Width 8.5cm/3.3"

Height 10.8cm/4.3"


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This antique Indian silver inkwell is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition.

The natural hoof is in excellent condition, in keeping with age.

The chased decoration is very sharp.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.
Maker: Barton, Son & Co

Origin: Ootacamund, India

Date: Circa 1890
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2771 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Stock Code
A2771
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Indian silver and hoof inkwell; an addition to our diverse silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover are all very clear.
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