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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 513

SD-14A STRAWBERRY DIAMOND PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate: $100 - $150
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SD-14A STRAWBERRY DIAMOND PRESSED OPEN SALT, deep cobalt blue, scallop-and-point rim, variation with tiny scallops below each swag and narrow top rim. Probably extremely rare. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1827-1840. 1 7/8" H, 2 1/8" x 2 7/8".
Literature: Parallels Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 457. The Acorn, Vol. 15, 2008/2009, p. 77, Neal/Shugert, "Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period 1825-1850: An Addendum.", recorded in purple blue as unique.

Condition

Near proof, rim with partial loss of one scallop, otherwise only some minor flaking/mold roughness to base corners.

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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.