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The Collector's World of Inkwells

The Collector’s World of Inkwells

Jean & Franklin Hunting

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Packed with over 1,000 photographs of inkwells and inkstands, circa 1750 to 1920, by makers in the United States, Europe, and Asia, including Tiffany, Wedgwood, Quimper, Staffordshire, Sandwich and Vaseline glass, majolica, art pottery, fai**ence, milk glass, and Delft. Examples made from porcelain, sterling silver, pewter, cast iron, brass, wood, and other natural materials, and some adorned with precious and semi-precious stones are featured as well, along with combination pieces appealing to collectors of paperweights, candle holders, and desk accessories. With detailed descriptions, a historical perspective, tables on United States patents and designs, an up-to-date price guide, and an index, this book is a necessary source of information for collectors and dealers of writing instruments.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 1017 color photos | Price Guide/Index | 288 pp
ISBN13: 9780764311024 | Binding: hard cover

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Jean and Franklin Hunting, residents of Fresno, California, began Hunting House Antiques in 1972. They participate in antiques shows on the east and west coasts. They are also authors of Collectible Match Holders for Tabletops and Walls **(1998).