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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 319

FREE-BLOWN DOLPHIN OR MERMAID PUNGENTS / SCENT BOTTLES, LOT OF THREE

Estimate: $80 - $120
Sold for
$172.20
Sold Price includes BP

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

FREE-BLOWN DOLPHIN OR MERMAID PUNGENTS / SCENT BOTTLES, LOT OF THREE, colorless, each with applied rigaree to sides, sheared mouth, rough pontil scar on end. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. 1826-1870. 2 1/4" to 3 1/8" H.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser, The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 5, p. 92, fig. 5183; and McKearin/Wilson, Amerian Bottles & Flasks, pp. 370, 371, fig. 14.

Condition

One with small loss to rigaree at ponitl scar, probably as made, remainder undamaged, one with some interior residue.

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Glass deaccessioned by the Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT. All proceeds will go toward the museum's Collections Acquisition Fund.
Ex-collection of Stanley B. and Phebe Pearsall Ineson, Manchester, VT.