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

December 1, 2023: Premier Americana – Day One

Fri, Dec 1, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 1084

FREE-BLOWN MOTTLED GLASS WITCH BALL

Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$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 MOTTLED GLASS WITCH BALL, opaque white ground with cranberry and lime green spatter decoration, rough pontil opening and retaining wood & wire remains of old hanging apparatus. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. Third quarter 19th century. 5 1/2" D.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 3, p. 177, figs. 3225 and 3226.

Condition

Undamaged with only minor wear and scratching to body. Roughness to pontil opening, as-made.

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From a New York, NY private collection.