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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 519

SL-1 SHELL PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate: $80 - $120
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SL-1 SHELL PRESSED OPEN SALT, medium amethyst, shaped rim. Extremely rare. Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 1 5/8" H, 2" x 3".
Literature: Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 403. Like Bourne, The William J. Elsholz Collection, Vol. III, pp. 400 and 402, lot 1509. Parallels Spillman, American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, p. 196, fig. 771; and Barlow/Kaiser, The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 1, p. 284, fig. 1457.

Condition

Rim profile is proof, foot with a shallow chip to top of one corner. Foot with three short annealing checks/separations, 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.