Description : A pair of Early American Salt-Glazed Stoneware Inkwells, Northeastern US origin, c. Larger example with central well opening and three pierced holes to hold quills.
Measures approximately 3W x 1-1/4H overall. Roughly the same size as a hockey puck. Smaller example with interring chamfered upper edge forming a 10-sided appearance. There are faint cobalt highlights on each edge of the decagon. Measures only 2W x 3/4H overall.
Rare form and charming size. Condition : Both show general wear, soiling and shallow chips/flakes, as shown. They have not been cleaned.
Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections, including contact marks, noted for complete descriptive accuracy. No cracks, repaired damage or restoration work. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description.
Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "(2) Antique Salt-Glazed Stoneware Pottery Inkwells (2W & 3W), American, c. 1850" is in sale since Monday, January 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Inks". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.This item can be shipped to United States.