100 Objects 16: Ink bottle

Kate Cox has found a small collection of broken bottles and pottery from hedge-bottoms at Bodley including this little ink bottle which she hit with a pick axe Kate asked if the inkbottle was likely to have been made in Barnstaple. However the fact that, despite her best attempts, it withstood the pickaxe suggests that it is made of stronger stuff that the local earthenwares and is probably a stoneware pot fired at a very high temperature and made elsewhere.

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