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Inkwells
Inkwells

Inkwells, of course, held ink. Ready-made ink was first made about 1836 and was sold in bottles. The desk inkwell had a narrow hole so the pen would not slip inside. Inkwells were made of many materials, such as pottery, glass, pewter, and silver. Many inkwells are from the late 19th century and the early 20th century. Look in these categories for more listings of inkwells.


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 InkwellsPorcelainFamille Verte, Ormolu Mounts, Corner Holes, Flower Finial, 1800s, 4 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsPorcelainImari Style, Blue, Red, Gilt, Pinched Sides, Drip Pan, c.1900, 4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsPorcelainSnail Shape, Imari Pattern, 3 1/2 x 6 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsPotteryGreen Over Blue Matte Glaze, Lid, Cone Finial, Square, 1909, 3 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsSilverCut Glass, Rococo Style Repousse Lid, Bulbous, Spread Foot, 1894, 6 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsSilverHelmet Shape, Acorns, Oak Leaves, Royal Crown Badge, England, c.18772013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsSpelterCamel, Resting, Hinged Saddle, c.1900, 5 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsSpelterPug Dog Head, Turned Wood Base, 4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsTortoiseshellRed, Cased, Oval, Hinged Lid, England, c.1800, 1 5/8 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsWoodIvory, Skull Shape, Serpent, Toad, Japan, Early 1900s, 3 3/8 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsWoodTreen, Black, Red, c.1800, 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBohemian Glass Iridescent Pink, Squatty Form, Wave Pattern, 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBoy On Dolphin, Lift-Off Lid, Glass Insert, c.1890, 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBrass Dragon, 3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBrass Enamel, Globular, Flower Sprays, Leafy Scrolls, Jade Finial, Chinese, 1800s, 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBrass Urn Shape, Flame Finial, Pierced, Leaves, Round Base, 6 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze 2 Girls Reading Book, Sitting On Bench, Hat Covers Well, c.1900, 7 x 6 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Art Nouveau, Lovers, Ocean Waves, Green Marble Base, c.1900, 10 x 7 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Elephants, Ivory Tusks, Albert Herskovits & Sons Plaque, 1900s, 8 x 16 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Female, Nude, Sitting On Rock, Gilded, Raoul Larche, 13 x 16 x 11 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Foot, c.1875, 3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Gilded Spelter, Woman’s Purse, Lift Up Lid, France, c.1900, 3 1/4 x 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Laughing Blackamoor Head, c.1875, 3 1/2 x 3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Louis XVI Style, Shells, Acanthus, c.1900, 5 x 16 x 9 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Malachite Base, Seated Beat, Hinged Head, Ceramic Insert, 1800s, 5 1/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price


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