Aqua/blue cylindrical ink, with a banner embossed ‘ARNOLD’. Burst lip for cork.
Stoneware ink with rounded shoulders.
Two stoneware ink bottles, showing a slightly larger variant in bluish creamy grey.
Large-size blue glass octagonal ink bottle, with burst lip. Neck slightly askew.
Small ink bottle, found with rubbish from the 1870s.
Medium size, dark brown ink, with pouring lip.
Cream-coloured stoneware ink with pouring lip and indecipherable potter’s mark. Two were found in the rector’s privy pit.
Small stoneware bottle, cork top. Found with a Codd bottle and a hand-made Bovril, among other items.
Stoneware, cork top.
Light blue octagonal ink bottle, with a burst lip. These were sold at a penny each. Cork top.
Crude early stoneware ink bottle, possibly a kiln waster. Part of the lip and neck broke away before the bottle was glazed and fired. It may still have been used, with a cork kept in place by sealing wax. Found on the Thames foreshore.
Two late stoneware bottles. The one on the left held ink. The other has an external screw thread.
Assorted stoneware bottles mostly for furniture cream and ginger beer, with a couple of galley pots, ink bottles and cream jars, and two bottles for German mineral waters.
Four ink bottles in aqua and green glass, with burst-off lips. These cost a penny each and came with corks which were often sealed with sealing wax. From the School House.
Mounted inkwell from a writing box. Glass exterior, lined with white pigment or other substance, holding metal inkwell inside. Two metal bands attached to a metal back-plate held it in position.