ANTIQUE SILVER ROCKER BLOTTER

First seen during the 1800’s, the handheld ink blotter, or ‘rocker blotter’ was a necessity at the writing desk, used to absorb excess ink from fountain or dip pens. The rocker blotter quickly replaced the previously used ‘pounce’ as the favoured way of drying ink, and was a popular item up until the introduction of the ball point pen in 1888. Recently the use of fountain pens has had a resurgence, and with this the rocker blotter has once again become a desirable and sought after item.

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L4487: Sterling Silver Rocker Blotter

Hallmarked In 1972

Hallmarked in Birmingham in 1972 by Peter Casswell, this handsome, Modernist design Sterling Silver Rocker Blotter, is plain in style, and features an uncut amethyst crystal handle. The rocker blotter measures 2.5"(6.5cm) tall, by 5.75"(14.5cm) wide, by 2.75"(7cm) deep.

£365

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L2776: Sterling Silver Art Deco Rocker Blotter

Hallmarked In 1935

Hallmarked in London in 1935 by Collett & Anderson, this stylish, George V, Sterling Silver Rocker Blotter, is in the Art Deco style, with a tortoiseshell body and handle, and plain silver mounts. The rocker blotter measures 2.75"(7cm) tall, by 4.5"(12cm) wide, by 3"(7cm) deep.

£545

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