Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller


A George V silver double inkstand presented to Major Seymour Egerton

$ 4,800
  • Description
    A George V silver double inkstand presented to Major Seymour Egerton, Coldstream Guards, by Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught & Strathearn, of rectangular form with two pen trays and two square inkwells with glass bottles, inscribed between the wells ‘Josslyn Seymour Egerton, Coldstream Guards on his marriage, from Arthur Duke of Connaught & Strathearn, June 23rd 1913’, one inkwell collar missing, hallmarked for D and J Wellby, London 1911.

    Footnote: Josslyn Seymour Egerton (1883 – 1946 ) was a Major in the Coldstream Guards and a Page of Honour to Queen Victoria and Edward VII at Buckingham Palace. Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught & Strathearn (1850 – 1942) was the 7th child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He was the only Prince to serve as Governor General of Canada. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the British Army, serving some 40 years and seeing service around the Empire. In 1902 he was promoted to Field Marshal and served as Commander-in-Chief of Ireland.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Silver
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1911
    Styles / Movements: Other, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 700841
  • Dimensions
    W. 10.75 in; H. 3 in; D. 8 in;
    W. 27.31 cm; H. 7.62 cm; D. 20.32 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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