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Does anyone know what this is? Its hexagon shaped, kind of heavy, looks to be made out of some kind of glazed clay, there is an indentation in middle of top and then around that are 6 holes (for pencils maybe?) There is a mark on front bottom that reads MADE IN SPAIN and the symbols N: and the # 3 inside a small hexagon and the # 108, and above that a few more symbols that I can't tell (see photos).
Its an ink pot. The center was used to hold the ink and the holes held the quill pens. This is a modern reproduction from one of the many potteries that exist in Talavera, Spain, which for centuries has been famous for its majolica.
Walter Del Pellegrino
As early as mid 1945