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    Posted 5 months ago

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    Very cool ink bottle I think stand about stands about 3 inches high about inch and a half wide got a purplish tinted with the number 2 on the bottom of bottle

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    1. Gillian, 5 months ago

      "One way to categorize ink bottles is by size, though they can be divided in plenty of other ways as well. Small ink bottles, which tended to hold just 2-4 ounces of ink, often came in cylindrical shapes, as well as squares, rectangles, or other polygons. Larger ink bottles rarely came in shapes other than cylinders.
      Of the cylindrical bottles, there were various versions.

      The 'cone' shape was the most common. These bottles had flat bottoms and sloping sides, making them steady and unlikely to spill when a pen or quill was dipped—this is the main reason why cone bottles are so prevalent."

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