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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 502

SD-4A WAVED STRAWBERRY DIAMOND PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate: $100 - $200
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$500 $50
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SD-4A WAVED STRAWBERRY DIAMOND PRESSED OPEN SALT, brilliant cobalt blue, even-scallop rim with narrow flat space between each scallop. Very rare. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1828-1840. 2" H, 2 1/4" x 3 1/8".
Literature: Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 441. Barlow/Kaiser, The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 1, p. 280, fig. 1442b. Spillman, American and European Pressed Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, p. 195, fig. 763.
Catalogue Note: This is only the second example of this salt we have sold, suggesting it is much rarer than designated by Neal.

Condition

Near proof with only a single chip to one base corner.

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From the collection of Joe Butewicz, South River, NJ.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, 11/17/2021, lot 399.
Ex-collection of Doug Reed, Maplewood, NJ.