1. Creator/Author:
  2. J. Bourne & Son (1)

Lincoln-Herndon ink jar

Creator:
J. Bourne & Son, P. & J. Arnold
Location:
England, Derby; London
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
ceramic
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 3 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0009
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Ink jar is a ceramic bottle that features speckled walnut-colored glaze, a short neck, and a short pouring spout. A makers label is engraved on the front and reads: "Vitreous Stone Bottles. J. Bourne & Son. Patentees Dene Pottery. Near Derby. P. & J. Arnold. London. England." A black wooden plug is pushed inside the bottle. A piece of masking tape is adhered to the bottom and reads, "Lincoln & Herndon Law Office." Please see 71.2009.082.0007-.0009, and 71.2009.0082.0011 for all items from the Lincoln-Herndon desk set. This desk set is from the Lincoln & Herndon law office in Springfield, Illinois. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum