A bold & oversized, sterling silver presentation inkstand with two ink-pots & bell. The entire standish is sterling silver, and each part is hallmarked. Custom ordered and made in London by Charles & Richard Comyns in 1925 by Tiffany in New York, and sold as a presentation item to Noble Brandon Judah to present to Charles B. Curtis. The hand-engraved presentation reads as follows: To Charles B. Curtis from his friend and fellow worker Noble Brandon Judah December 1927 May 1929 From 1927 until 1929 Noble Brandon Judah was the American Ambassador to Cuba. Charles Curtis was the American vice president under Herbert Hoover from 1929 to 1933. Curtis was the first American of Indian ancestry to reach high office. Measurements: 12.4″ x 8.5″ x 6″. Weight: 1910 grams = 61.35 troy oz = 67.30 regular ounces. Most if not all items are antique or used items, and as such nothing is ‘perfect’, but we always will describe any damage, repair, inscriptions, monograms etc to the best of our ability. Please ask any questions BEFORE purchasing or bidding on any item. All weights & measurements are approximate, but as accurate as possible. Please view all the pictures as they form part of the description. All items are available to inspect, and pick up, at our Manhattan gallery. We do not ship to PO Boxes. We use Fedex Ground shipping, and a signature is required for delivery. Don’t forget we offer free ground shipping anywhere on mainland USA. We ship worldwide. Please contact us for a shipping quote.
Adams style, sterling silver, 2 bottle inkstand. The oval pierced gallery frame with gadroon bordered rim, stands on 4 elegant paw feet. The oval bottles are fluted glass with gadroon rim sterling silver hinged covers & collars. All in good condition, and all original. Made by J. Sherwood & Sons. Hallmarked 1912 The stand measures 10.3″ x 4.65″ x 2″ high, and with the bottles the total height is approx 2.8″ high
English sterling silver clock made by William Comyns, London, 1902. French eight day movement with chime. Measures: 10.75″ high.
Antique English, sterling silver cup & covers in a Georgian style.Made by Charles Stewart Harris, London, 1910. Both cups are fully & correctly hallmarked, and are hand engraved on one side of each cup with a lion crest. Suitable for presentation trophy, ice bucket, urn etc. Usable with or without covers. 5.25″ x 7.75″ x 6.25″ high (4.5″ high without cover) Cups can be purchased individually. Contact us for further details.
An exceptional quality, hand-hammered 20th century copy of a Charles II, 17th century lidded tankard. Great gift item or presentation piece Made by Richard Comyns, London, 1956.
Antique English, Sterling Silver 2 Bottle Inkstand With Central Stamp Box. Standing On Four Claw & Ball Feet And With A Reeded Border. The 2 Oval Inkwells Are Glass With Silver Collars & Hinged Lids. In The Center, The Oval Stamp Box Is All Silver, With Matching Hinged Cover. Both Sides Of The Tray Have Grooves For Pens. All The Individual Silver Parts Are Correctly Hallmarked. Made By John Grinsell & Sons. London, 1910
Unusual, Decorative Pair Of Cast Sterling Silver candlesticks, In A Nautical Theme, Cast As Dolphins. Made By Royal Irish, Dublin. Quality & Condition Are Exceptional. Not Weighted Or Filled. 7 1/4″ High. Fully & Correctly Hallmarked