This is a elegant antique Victorian Silver Plate lidded inkwell standish, late 19th century in date.
The ink stand is in the form of an Egyptian sarcophagus which features a sphinx mounted lid on a large oval base raised on scrolled foliate clasp feet. The lid opens to reveal two silver plated inkwells, and the stand is further embellished with wonderful Egyptian Revival engraved decoration.
The quality and craftsmanship throughout the piece are truly second to none.
In excellent condition with no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 15 x Width 30 x Depth 18
Dimensions in inches:
Height 6 inches x Width 1 foot x Depth 7 inches
Our reference: X0055