Nothing sets off a desirable desk better than an antique inkstand and you won’t find a better inkstand than this antique Old Sheffield Silver Plate example.

The inkstand is offered for sale at just £295, it is ready and waiting to add a touch of class to any desk of any style or period, this lovely antique silver plated inkstand is actually made from copper that has been silver plated in the traditional Old Sheffield method. The inkstand comprises of a pair of cut glass inkwells complete with a candle holder in the centre, over a stamp box. As you can see from the photograph, it stands on delightful lion’s paw feet and sports lovely gadrooned borders all round making it both decorative yet functional, if required.

The inkstand and all of the parts are in truly excellent condition as you can see from the images we have uploaded for you. There are hallmarks on the base and the lids with all marks being for the same maker and date.


This antique inkstand measures 23cm at the highest point x 13cm wide x 15cm deep, which is equivalent to: 4 inches high x 11 inches wide x 8 inches deep.



We are able to carefully pack and ship this lovely antique silver plated inkstand to virtually any worldwide destination. Please request a shipping quotation before placing your order. UK mainland shipping is free of charge.

Our experts are on hand to discuss this item with you and fill in any gaps that the description hasn’t covered – please quote our reference number 07719 when calling to avoid confusion as we stock many such items. The piece is available to view at our north London showroom, along with many other desirable desks and accessories so if you can make the trip it will be well worth your while.