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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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 InkwellsBronze Triangular, Hinged Lid, Blossoms, Milk Glass Insert, Mark, c.1905, 2 x 4 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBronze Wood, Bulldog, 1800s, 6 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsBurl Walnut Silver Mount, Pen Tray, 2 Marble Wells, England, c.1924, 4 x 13 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsCast Iron Sailor, Leaning On Anchor, Seashells, Water Lilies, Blown Glass Wells, 7 x 10 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsCast Metal Woman, Flowing Dress, Lid, Red, Pink, Paint, c.1900, 5 x 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsCut Glass Silver Plated Hinged Lid, Starburst Design, Square Base, Splayed Corners, 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsCut Glass Square, Silver Cap, Antique Bead Pattern, 3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsCut Glass Tusks, Diamond Design, Silver Top, Embossed Flowers, Black, Starr & Frost, 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGilt Bronze Gothic Style, Crusader, Champleve, Claw Foot, Hexagonal, Caldwell, 3 1/4 x 6 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGilt Bronze Gothic Style, Double Ink Stand, Stamp Box, Garnet Cabochon2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGilt Bronze Sevres Pottery, Blue Mottled Glaze, France, c.1900, 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGilt Silver Woven Tray, Hamper, Embossed, Curled Up Corner, Branch Handle, 8 x 7 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Blown, Aqua, Pontil, Tooled Mouth, c.1830-50, 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Bronze, Red Iridescent Swirl, Squat Shape, Hinged Lid, Loetz, 2 x 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Cranberry Iridescent, Oval, Squat, Art Nouveau Metal Collar, 4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Green Iridescent, Purple Tone, 3-Sided, Silver Cap, W. Kralik, 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Oak, Integrated Letter Box, 8 x 13 x 8 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Overlapping, Swirled Green Base, Brown Well, Round, c.1920, 2 1/4 x 5 1/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Purple, Globular, Bronze Art Nouveau Tray, 4 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Round, Rolled Lip, Pontil, Blue, c.18502012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Silver, Flowers, Masks, Garland, Hinged Cap, Gorham Mfg., R.I., c.1870, 5 x 6 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Teakettle, 6-Sided, Emerald Green, Brass Lid2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsGlass Umbrella, Jagged Pontil, Aqua2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsIvory Raised Brass Scrolls, Inlaid Coral Beads & Seed Pearls, Tapered Square, 3 x 4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 InkwellsMetal Art Nouveau, Woman’s Head, Long Hair, Flower Hinged Lid, Gilt, Patina, 4 1/2 x 6 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price


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