Overall: 5 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 13.3 x 6.4 cm )
incised: in rectangle on side: "WRITING/BLACK [in circle] [illeg.] STATION [illeg.] FLUID/INK/NEW-YORK" printed: on paper label: "WRITING/[in circle] FELT STATIONERS HALL [on coat of arms] ESSE QUAM VIDERE/BLACK FLUID/[illeg.] Quill or Steel Pen/INK/[ill
Cylindrical stoneware ink bottle with cylindrical neck with white slip on exterior and brownish glaze with incised marks and paper label.
David Felt, stationer, was listed in NYC directories from 1827 to 1835; Willard Felt & Co., stationers, were listed from 1835 to 1887.
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