Antique English Georgian Solid Silver Porte-Crayon (William Lea & Co, 1825)
A genuine rare antique English Georgian solid sterling silver artist's porte-crayon pencil. Cylindrical shaped plain body with a raised decorated band at the bottom & matching band at the top end finished with a wafer cap seal on the end. A matching decorated centre sliding band in the middle that extends & retracts the propelling mechanism inside which is in excellent working condition. The pencil is fully hallmarked around the top of the body. Please be aware that this is a genuine porte-crayon & not a standard pencil holder. This is due to the fact that the diameter of the holder is larger than a standard pencil holder because it was made for holding black lead or charcoal for artist's to draw with. lovely collectors item.
William Lea & Co
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. There is no damage & there is just a couple of very tiny dings on the side of the body.
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