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  • Item 9593


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Fabulous Stoneware Inkwell made and stamped by  Little  "C. Crolius, Stoneware Manufacturer, Manhattan-Wells, New York."  


    This inkwell is the work of Clarkson Crolius Senior who made pottery in New York City from 1800 to 1838 (William Ketchum, Jr., American Stoneware, p. 62).


    This beauty features a the Pillbox Form, Center Fill Opening, Three Openings for Quill Pens, Cobalt Trim around the Tooled Trim of the Fill Opening and Top Edge, and the Pottery Stamp on the Side.  Measures 1 1/2" tall and 3" wide. 


    Excellent Condition.  A 1/4" chip on the base n the back, and four 1/4" flakes on the underside at the edge.  No top rim chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.  Slight raised spot on the base (stone?) in the making.   


    An early and historic piece of New York history.


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE

    C. Crolius, Manhattan-Wells, New York Stoneware Inkwell #9593

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