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A small treacleware (“Rockingham” type brown glazed) miniature shoe inkwell. c.1840-1870.


A small treacleware inkwell in the form of a shoe. Probably Staffordshire, made c.1840-1870.

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A small earthenware inkwell in the form of a shoe. Thick dark brown treacleware glaze (or “Rockingham” glaze). Base is partially glazed. Pale yellow/buff coloured clay body. Probably made in Staffordshire.
Earthenware inkwells are fairly rare, but there are many varieties of shoe inkwells (I have counted at least 12 different versions so far).

Pot ID: AP/604
Dimensions: 115mm long and 44mm highest.
Net Weight (grams): 82

Condition Report:
There is a crack which runs across the top and almost all the way around the back of shoe (see images). Priced to reflect damage.

Weight 400 g