PRESSED BIGLER PAIR OF VASES, brilliant medium blue, each deep conical bowl with a gauffered 10-petal rim, raised on a double-knop stem, octagonal baluster-form standard, and square foot, wafer construction. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and/or Mt. Washington Glass Works. 1840-1860. 12" H, 4" DOA rims, 3" SQ bases.
Literature: Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 3,
p. 60, fig. 3030. Parallels Kaiser - The Glass Industry in South Boston
, p. 162, fig. 221.
Provenance: Glass deaccessioned by Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT. All proceeds will go toward the museum's Collections Acquisition Fund.
Ex-collection of Channing Hare.
One proof; other in excellent condition with a small shallow chip and flake to the rim. Flaked example having a burst bubble at one base point, as made.