Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell

HUKIN & HEATH (worked 1855-1953)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Pen Nib' Inkwell

1894 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£995 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver inkwell has been realistically modelled in the form of a pen's pointed nib.

The shank/body of this impressive Victorian inkwell is plain and embellished with engraved and pierced decoration replicating the details of the nib's slit and vent/breather hole, in addition to plain shaped shoulders.

This antique inkwell retains the original removable glass ink pot.

The underside of the silver nib bears the registration number 'Rd No 228648' in addition to the full hallmarks.

This impressive inkwell was crafted by the Birmingham silversmiths John Thomas Heath & John Hartshorne Middleton of Hukin & Heath, subsequently Hukin & Heath Ltd.

Dimensions

Diameter 4.5cm/1.8"

Height 13.7cm/5.4"

Weight

2.3 troy ounces/71.5g (excluding glass liner)


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This antique Victorian inkwell is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The silver nib has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Hukin & Heath (J T Heath & J H Middleton)

Origin: Birmingham, England

Date: 1894
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4610 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A4610
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver inkwell in the form of a pen nib; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection
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The silver nib has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the underside are all very clear.
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