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

August 24, 2023: Summer Americana: Day One

Thu, Aug 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 300

SH-1 SLEIGH-SHAPED PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for

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SH-1 SLEIGH-SHAPED PRESSED OPEN SALT, colorless, scrolled rim, hairpin front end, rising sun back, rayed base, resting on two runners. Extremely rare. Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 2 1/4" H, 1 7/8" x 3 3/8".
Literature: Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 425. Wilson, American Glass, Vol. 1, p. 352, fig. 452. Spillman, American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, p. 196, fig. 770. Lee, Sandwich Glass, pl. 74, fig. 9. Like Bourne, The William J. Elsholz Collection, Vol. III, pp. 414, 415, lot 1561.

Condition

Very good condition overall with two small losses at the rim, some scattered expected mold roughness and flaking.

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From the William D. Annable estate, Oberlin, OH.