Antique Georgian Silver Inkstand

Date: 1825

Maker: John Bridge

Country: England

Stock Number: 9342


An exquisite antique silver inkstand by the master craftsman John Bridge. Sterling silver with the original bright gilt finish. All contained within a boat shaped dish, this charming piece has a carrying handle surmounted by a model bee. The cut crystal inkwell sits within a decorative raised gallery, the candle holder is formed as a flower raised on a leafy stalk, and the candle snuffer nestles alongside a second flower tendril. Excellent fine quality.

Weight 542 grams, 17.4 troy ounces.

Height 7.8 cm. Spread 20.5 cm. Top 18.5 x 10 cm.

London 1825.

By the prestigious John Bridge, royal goldsmith to King George III and IV.

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