Victorian William Amaziah Ellwick
1895 Hedgehog mounted Pen Wipe.
This is an extremely rare quality Victorian novelty pen wipe in the form of Cast Metal Hedgehog mounted on a Leather Base encompassing 4 Solid Silver Corners Hallmarked with the maker William Amaziah Ellwick and Assayed in Birmingham 1895 .
This would have once belonged to a wealthy Victorian Gentleman and sat pride of place on his Writing Desk and used daily to wipe the excess ink from his Dip Pen.
This was a time many years ago when Letter Writing was the only form of Communication, if this could talk no doubt it would be able to enlighten us with many a fascinating story of the day.
It is so very tactile and when handled oozes the sense of history and nostalgia its Breath taking.
The condition is Fair for its over 120 years of age there is some age related wear.
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An Unquestionably Exquisite And Fine Addition For Any Uncompromising Collector Or As A Display Piece.
You Will Not Find Another Like It On The Market.
10.5cm x 7.5 cm