Pullman Gallery

Giant crystal inkwells, 1894-1920

Price Code: SOLD

Reference: 6170 and 1737

Two very grand, over-sized crystal inkwells, shown (on left) an unusually large and very heavy Victorian crystal inkwell, with swept sides and a ‘button and daisy’ cut base and hinged Sterling silver domed cover. The mount is engraved with the retailer’s name, JONES, 41 St. Jame’s (sic) St. SW. and hallmarked for London, 1894.

Diameter: 7 inches (18 cm).

Thomas Jones was a luxury London retailer trading between 1877 and 1905, and had premises at 41 St. James’s Street, Piccadilly, 18 Golden Square in Soho, and at 23 Boulevard des Capucines in Paris.

Price Code: SOLD

(Shown on right) a grand cut crystal Art Deco inkwell with liner and cover, the heavy base of square section with decorative diamond cutting, internal well liner and a weighty crystal cover with conforming diamond-cut rim. French, circa 1920.

Diameter: 8 inches (20 cm).

Price Code: SOLD

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