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19th Century Inkwell Stand Egyptian Pharaoh

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19th Century Inkwell Stand Egyptian Pharaoh Lee  Wigfull  Sheffield silver plate %%alt5%% %%alt6%%
1 Fine Small Antique Victorian Silver Plate Inkwell Form Head Of Egyptian Pharaoh.
Handmade by the known Sheffield silversmith makers Lee & Wigfull.
Very unusual & rare, made from silver plate over base metal.
A feature that stands out is the superb detail to the Pharoeh's head incredible collectors piece.
It has smooth groves on the flanks for you to rest your pen, no pen included so you are aware.
A nice small size being 15 cm high and 14.5 cm depth.
Exceptionally well cast detail.
The head lifts up to reveal a small cobalt blue glass bowl for the ink to sit in.
Circa late 19th century Victorian era.
Stamped with makers mark L & W underneath.
George Shadford Lee & Henry Wigfull where active in Charlotte Street Works, Sheffield, together with Henry Wigfull. The firm was described as Manufacturing Silversmith, Electro Plater and Britannia Metal Smith. The partnership between George Shadford Lee and Henry Wigfull was dissolved in 1870. The business was continued by Henry Wigfull under the same style and address (John Street Works, Sheffield).
The firm was converted in 1899 into a limited liability company under the style of Lee & Wigfull (Sheffield) Ltd. The firm used the trade marks ALBION SILVER and INSIGNIA PLATE.
The word “pharaoh” means “Great House,” a reference to the palace where the pharaoh resides. While early Egyptian rulers were called “kings,” over time, the name “pharaoh” stuck. As the religious leader of the Egyptians, the pharaoh was considered the divine intermediary between the gods and Egyptians.
Having beautiful intricate hand carved detail to the feathers & face which really stands out stunning piece.
So collectible and highly sought after.
A beautiful present gift.
It weights under 1kg approximate.
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Price
£950.00  UK
$1207.64  USA
1115.59  EU
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For International buyers please contact us before you order as shipping costs are additional please request a shipping quote, also to advise that any import duty taxes due are additional and are payable by the buyer.
For both domestic & International buyers please get in touch for a shipping quote thankyou. Our primary preferred payment method is by BACS Bank Transfer for UK domestic clients and for International clients payment is preferred by international bank wire transfer.

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Customs Payment & Brexit
Cheshire Antiques Consultant LTD operates on a Delivery Duty Unpaid (DDU) basis which means that the International buyer is responsible for any import duties, taxes & customs which may be necessary to release an order from international customs.
Following the UK leaving the EU on 1st January 2021 (BREXIT) there have been some changes to customs & duty charges for EU customers. Tax and import duty varies from country to country so we recommend you check with your local tax office to see if any fees will be payable.
If the customer refuses to pay any duty and customs charges and the parcel is returned to sender all shipping charges will be deducted from any refund.
DimensionsDimensions in centimetres approximate Length depth base (14.5 cm) Width (15 cm) Height (13.5 cm) Date Victorian   Late Victorian Antiques Material Silver Plate Origin English Condition Condition report. Offered in fine used condition. Having various general wear, charming patina, scuffs, scratches, silver plate loss commensurate with usage & old age. Item code as1013a871 Status For Sale

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