This listing is for dated 1909 English sterling silver mounted faux tortoise inkwell with cut crystal base. The inkwell measures 2 3/8 inches or 6 cm high, and is 4 3/8 inches or 11 cm in diameter at the base.
The inkwell and cover is “faux” tortoise with sterling silver mounts. The body and edges are mounted with garlands of sterling silver flowers. The round lid is hinged and is also mounted with silver; it also has its original glass insert. The bottom of the inkwell has a cut crystal base with a silver rim. This rim is marked “ASPREY LONDON” along with the date letter “O” for 1909 and the Asprey monogram.
The condition of the inkwell is as follows; there are 2 cracks in the faux tortoise shell, both age appropriate and do not take away from the beauty of the piece. Please see the many photographs.
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