A very handsome English sterling silver inkstand or inkewll standing on four Art Deco style feet.
The wonderfully shaped base has a raised border to accentuate it's very stylish form. The front has an integral pen tray to leave one's dip pen.
The crystal inkwell has a step cut into the base so it sits perfectly in the cut-out in the silver base. The collar and hinged lid is also made of English sterling silver.
There is a full English hallmark for Birmingham 1936 together with the makers mark for the well renowned silversmiths, Adie Brothers.
Excellent condition measuring 6 1/2" x 4 1/4".