Item IK070, JONES - EMPIRE - INK - N.Y., emerald green, Iron Pontil, 12 sided, 7 3/8" high, applied flanged lip, bold embossing, nicely whittled, lots of bubbles in the glass. A 3/8" chip on the underside of the lip has been expertly repaired, also has a few minor wear marks. A large, beautiful and extremely rare master ink bottle. There are only a few known examples. Ex-Brian Grapentine collection, American circa 1845 to 1860, $7,800

Picture #3 shows the repaired spot.