PRESSED ARCH PAIR OF VASES,, brilliant deep amethyst, each deep conical bowl with a gauffered and tooled ten-petal rim, raised on a double-knop stem, hexagonal three-step standard, and hexagonal base, wafer construction. Mt. Washington Glass Works. 1845-1860. 11 3/4" H, 4 1/4" DOA bases.
Literature: Parallels Kaiser - The Glass Industry in South Boston
, p. 162, fig. 223.
Provenance: Glass deaccessioned by Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT. All proceeds will go toward the museum's Collections Acquisition Fund.
Ex-collection of Channing Hare.
Proof with each having some isolated light wear. Each having a couple of spots of mold roughness to the base points, one having a light refracting annealing line to the underside of the base, all as made.