Writing originated as picture writing, in which a picture, at first drawn as a simple representation, through repetition became a stylised symbol associated with a specific word.
Vintage Writing Equipment & Accessories Archive
Cast iron pen stand, (very good). Sold
Large cast iron pen stand, registered design number "44197" marked beneath the base, circa 1870, (very good). Sold
A hardstone, brass, silver and enamel seal, engraved initials, height 65mm, diameter 22mm, (very good). Sold
Quill knife, ebony handle, marked J.Nowill & Son, Sheffield England, circa 1850, (good). Sold
Eraser, used to scrap parchment, with a ebony or cocoa wood handle, circa 1850, (very good). Sold
Waterman's Ideal master ink bottle, red, bakelite cap, front and rear labels, maker's marks on the base, no damage, made in Canada, (very good). Sold