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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 501

SD-1 STRAWBERRY DIAMOND SOFA PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate: $80 - $120
Sold for
$135.30
Sold Price includes BP

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SD-1 STRAWBERRY DIAMOND SOFA PRESSED OPEN SALT, unlisted lavender tint, serrated-fan rim, raised on four splayed hairy-paw-and-ball feet. Extremely rare. Probably Pittsburgh area. 1825-1835. 2 3/8" H, 2 3/8" x 3 3/8".
Literature: Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 436. Innes, Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891, p. 287, pl. 309, fig. 4. Like Bourne, The William J. Elsholz Collection, Vol. III, pp. 414, 415, lot 1564.

 

Condition

Proof with an underfill to each side or rim, as made.

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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.