A Victorian silver-gilt Royal Hussars Busby Inkwell.
A Victorian silver-gilt Inkwell modelled in the form of an officer’s busby of the 10th Royal Hussars, set on a wooden plinth, the pouch opening as a box, London 1874, by E.H. Stockwell.
The 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wale’s Own) was a Calvary regiment of the British Army and was active from 1715-1969; the regimental Colonel in 1874 was Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales.
The busby of the 10th regiment bore a black lower plume and white upper plume.
Good. Minor wear to highlights of the gilding. Some wear and marking to the upper surfaces of the wood plinth.
Height including plinth 28.30cm.; Diameter of plinth 25.90 cm.; Diameter of ink bottle 8.10 cm.;
Length of stamp box 5.70cm.; Width of stamp box 2.90 cm.