Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

December 1, 2023: Premier Americana – Day One

Fri, Dec 1, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 1126

ASSORTED AMERICAN / ENGLISH GLASS INK BOTTLES, LOT OF 22

Estimate: $80 - $120
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$100,000 $10,000

 ASSORTED AMERICAN / ENGLISH GLASS INK BOTTLES, LOT OF 22, including a variety of styles and sizes/colors of inkwells, with embossings including "LYONS", "J. J. FIELD", and "J. & I. E. M." Varying shades of blue and green, mostly hand-blown with tooled top and many with rough unfinished "burst top" in the English style, with cobalt umbrella being the sole machine-made bottle. Various makers. 19th and 20th century. 3 1/4" H largest.

Condition

Good to excellent condition overall, with light wear and many covered in dust; "igloo" or turtle ink with rainbow bruise to lip probably as-made; three others with minor shallow flakes to lip or/or foot.

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Property of a Southampton, PA private collection.