58: Two Assorted Inkwells
TWO ASSORTED INKWELLS, comprising a pressed colorless octagonal fountain style with hexagonal finial above the domed top, cut-and-shut scar under base; and a blown-molded starch blue octagonal teakettle style. Colorless example by the New England Glass Co. 1850-1880. 4" and 2 1/4" H.
Literature: The Acorn, Volume 7, 1997, p. 98, item 1302, reprint of the 1868 New England Glass Co. catalogue.
Provenance: Collection of George Kahnle and Richard LaBarge, Victory Mills, NY.
Colorless example undamaged, blue example with reduced spout.