A Massive Indian Colonial Silver Inkstand

A Massive Indian Colonial Silver Inkstand

This remarkable Indian Colonial Silver Inkstand is engraved on each end; firstly with the details of the original presentation by Major Charles Eakin to Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Grant in 1848 and secondly with a dedication to Eakin following His Death in battle at Chillianwala in January 1849.

Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Grant, later Field Marshal Sir Patrick Grant GCB, GCMG was a significant figure during the Indian campaigns of the 1840's and 1850's and was present at many of the ...

This remarkable Indian Colonial Silver Inkstand is engraved on each end; firstly with the details of the original presentation by Major Charles Eakin to Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Grant in 1848 and secondly with a dedication to Eakin following His Death in battle at Chillianwala in January 1849.

Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Grant, later Field Marshal Sir Patrick Grant GCB, GCMG was a significant figure during the Indian campaigns of the 1840's and 1850's and was present at many of the

significant events of the period and had close associations to many other notable figures of the era.

The form of this piece is almost certainly unique with the lid of the central container formed as the 'flame' crest of the Grant family. The marks on this piece indicate that it was made by Charles, Nephew & Co. who had premises in Calcutta 1848-1870.

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£25,000
Reference

11464

Dimensions

Height 33 cm / 1' 1 "
Width 44 cm / 1' 5 "
Depth 28 cm / 11 "
Weight 5300 g