Duke of Portland’s glass Inkwell with silver-mounted hinged glass lid
Duke of Portland’s glass Inkwell with silver-mounted hinged glass lid:
with enamel initial ‘P’ below a duke’s coronet; on an elliptical silver tray engraved with inscription ‘With best wishes from Betty Hastings June 11th 1889’. This was a wedding present to the 6th Duke of Portland from Elizabeth, Lady Hastings.
Silver hallmark for London 1888 and maker’s mark of Frederick Purnell. Restored.