Edwardian Novelty Silver Coal Scuttle Ink Well / Stamp Box

S Glass, Birmingham 1904
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A rare Edwardian novelty silver combined Ink Well and Stamp Box made in the form of a Coal Scuttle standing on four paw feet, a hinged lid at the top with applied leaves simulating hinges and opening to reveal a single glass inkwell, another hinged lid at the front also with applied leaves opening to a single sloped stamp compartment.

By S Glass, Birmingham, 1904

A similar example in the 'Blue Eyes' Collection, sold by Spink, London 15th July 2009. Lot 23.

£685.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair, a few minor surface dinks.
Dimensions
H
70 mm (2.76 inches)
W
52 mm (2.05 inches)
D
75 mm (2.95 inches)
Weight
148.00 Grams (4.76 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
KB3
Medium
Silver