• Utility
Lot 367

NEW ENGLAND FREE-BLOWN UTILITY / SNUFF BOTTLE

Estimate: $150 - $250
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

NEW ENGLAND FREE-BLOWN UTILITY / SNUFF BOTTLE, yellowish-olive "Old Amber" color, square body with flattened/beveled corners, sheared and tooled mouth with a slight outward flare, indented base with jagged blowpipe pontil scar. Very likely blown at a New England area glasshouse. Second quarter 19th century. 4" H, 2 1/4" SQ.

Condition

Virtually undamaged with minor interior residue and some extremely light roughness or nicking at upper edge of mouth, possibly as made.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.