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J. Bourne & Son stoneware master ink bottle, ex-SS Republic (1865), with wooden stand.

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J. Bourne & Son stoneware master ink bottle, ex-SS Republic (1865), with wooden stand.
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J. Bourne & Son stoneware master ink bottle, ex-SS Republic (1865), with wooden stand. 517 grams, 7" tall, 3" diameter. Attractive with burnt-orange patina and a few pieces of white barnacles, this stoneware bottle was used to hold ink and was widely imported into the U.S., the clay used to make it fired at a high enough temperature to make it non-absorbent, intact and attractive for display with stand. From the SS Republic (1865), with original salvor's certificate and wooden display stand. Recovered from:S.S. Republic, sunk in 1865 off Georgia