This late Victorian inkstand is a good example of it's type at the time it was made. The stand itself has raised decoration to each end, a shape that is undefinable. Equally there are two further raised areas in the centre of the longest sides. The tray itself is of plain form and does not appear to have a particular area for a pen or quill. The tray sits on 4 feet which appear as original. They too are of a scrolled nature and stand the tray very well. The ink compartment is a round silver vessel, but there is a ceramic insert that is inside. It does not appear to be original as the fitting is poor. It is also damaged on two sides although this is hardly noticeable unless the insert is taken out. Hallmarks on the lid are very clear, although on the tray they are rubbed.
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