Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell
Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell

SAMUEL JACOB, LONDON (worked 1892-1910)

Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Frog' Inkwell

1904 London

Offered by AC Silver

£2,450 gbp
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This exceptional antique Edwardian English sterling silver inkwell has been modelled in the form of a perched frog.

The surface of this impressive novelty silver inkwell is embellished with embossed details reproducing the details of the frog's anatomical features, in addition to the formal attire comprised of trousers, buttoned jacket and bowtie.

This unusual and rare silver inkwell is fitted with an impressive hinged hallmarked sterling silver cover modelled in the form of the frog's top hat.

The cover opens to allow access to the removable glass ink liner.

The figure is perched on the rim of a plain oval platform, incorporating a sunken well.

The weighted base bears green baize to the underside.

Dimensions
Length 11.6cm/4.6"

Width 8.9cm/3.5"

Height 9.9cm/3.9"

Weight
An accurate weight of silver cannot be provided as this inkwell bears a weight base.

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

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the frog's body and oval dish, in addition to part hallmarks to the posterior surface of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique novelty silver inkwell.
Maker: Samuel Jacob
Date: 1904
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9849 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 9.90 cm (3.90 inches)
Width 8.90 cm (3.50 inches)
Stock Code
A9849
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An exceptional, unusual, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver inkwell in the form of a frog; part of our antique diverse ornamental silverware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the frog's body and oval dish, in addition to part hallmarks to the posterior surface of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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