Beautiful antique American'brilliant' cut crystal & sterling silver oversized 4 1/4 tall inkwell featuring a sparkling facet cut base and ornate interlaced monogram on the lid. Ften referred to as paper weight inkwells, make great decorative accents. Verly thick and heavy crystal has a faceted wheel cut base, bubbly style reservoir and sterling silver cap & collar. The exterior back of the sterling top is marked Galt & Bro.
The firm was established in 1802 by James Galt in Washington D. This mark dates the piece to around 1892. One smallish chip to the rear right corner of the base (see photo) and a few very small chips on the bottom. As expected, light surface wear on bottom.There is also a tiny'spot' nip to the left side (see photo). The crystal body has a very faint yellowish hue, not perfectly crystal clear but original. See pictures for all measurements. The item "Incredible Antique Sterling Silver Paperweight Crystal Victorian Desk Inkwell" is in sale since Sunday, February 28, 2021.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Cut Glass\American Brilliant". The seller is "smkwx" and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.