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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 487

PP AND PR PEACOCK EYE PRESSED OPEN SALTS, LOT OF THREE

Estimate: $80 - $120
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PP AND PR PEACOCK EYE PRESSED OPEN SALTS, LOT OF THREE, colorless, comprising a PP-2 Variant, PP-2C, and PR-1E, each with serrated scallop and point rim. PP-2 with base variation having concave rayed-to-dot center surrounded by two serrated rings, all within three rope rings. PR-1E variation with plain rings to base as recorded in The Acorn. Unknown rarity, rare, and very rare. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1830-1845. Various sizes.
Literature: Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 295. Parallels Ibid, pp. 286 and 292. The Acorn, Vol. 15, 2008/2009, p. 57, Neal/Shugert, "Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period 1825-1850: An Addendum."

Condition

Very good condition, each with a rim chip or two affecting a scallop and/or point, PR-1E with additional chips/flakes to foot.

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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 James A. Warren, West Coxsackie, NY.