Sterling Silver desk set – inkstand – John Grinsell & Sons, London 1895
Superb quality Sterling Silver desk set, the rectangular base with gadrooned rim and winged lions-paw feet, the sides with pierced ‘strapwork’ in the 17th century manner, a pair of glass inkwells enclosed in a similar manner flanking an elegant taperstick with separate sconce, the stick lifting to reveal a cavity beneath.
Hallmarked for John Grinsell & Sons,
20x31cm, candlestick 12.5cm
Silver weight: 1,177g