Description

    A Walter & John Barnard Victorian Silver and Cut-Glass Encrier, London, 1879
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard), (duty mark), D, WBJ
    5 h x 10-1/8 w x 7-1/4 d inches (12.7 x 25.7 x 18.4 cm)
    16.95 troy ounces

    The encrier having faceted cut-glass inkwell with silver lid, oval base inset with two pen trays, exterior border with chased scrollwork, raised on four figural feet of elephant heads, deck engraved Louis Jean, 25 XI 1971.

    Underside bearing a weevil inside oval cartouche indicating import into France.


    Estimate: $700 - $1,000.

    Condition Report*:

    The inkwell lid flange with minor warping, minor waviness to deck base, nicking and scratching commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    17th Tuesday
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