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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 492

RP-3 ROUND FLORAL PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate: $400 - $600
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RP-3 ROUND FLORAL PRESSED OPEN SALT, mottled silvery opaque powder to violet blue with distinctive periwinkle swirls to interior, intricate foliate chain-top rim with inner rope rings, 12-scallop foot. Extremely rare. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 2" H, 3 1/8" D rim, 2" D foot.
Literature: Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 350. Spillman, American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, fig. 755 and color pl. 9. Parallels Barlow/Kaiser, The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 1, p. 285, fig. 1460a.

Condition

Exceptional, near proof condition for this salt, rim with two small areas of flaking to underside not affecting the top profile.

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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 Gertrude D. Webster, Manchester, VT.