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Antique Ink Bottles An ink bottle was made of glass and typically sat on a desk. The writer would dip the pen or quill into the bottle to put more ink on the pen.
Because they set on a desk, ink bottles were often decorative. Ink wells as opposed to "ink bottles" were typically metal with a glass insert, often ornate, and sat on a desk. The larger master ink pint or quart size was used to store ink and refill the smaller ink wells.
Ink bottles were shaped so they were hard to tip over.
Inks come in many different shapes: Cone inks were used from the early s to early s. They often come in a variety of colors as shown in photo below: Umbrella inks were a "fluted-cone stand", with eight connecting panels to form the sides; they were used from s to s. Pontilled umbrella inks in fancy colors are some of the most expensive inks sought by collectors.
Hexagonal and octagonal ink bottles were used Igloos or Turtles were used Barrel shaped ink bottles were used Square shaped ink bottles were used after Aftermost inks were cylindrical like a spool of threadsquare, or rectangular shaped.
Burst lip English inks were produced from s to s. The invention of the ball point pen in the s signalled the end of ink wells. This info provided by Emmett Baker, Email: A sander was used before blotting paper was invented. After absorbing and drying the ink, it was poured back in the sander to be used again.
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