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

June 15, 2023: Americana - Glass

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 529

WN-1 WAGON PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate: $80 - $120
Sold for

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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
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$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

WN-1 WAGON PRESSED OPEN SALT, colorless, rope rim, raised on four wheels, beads to the underside. Very rare. Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1830-1845. 2" H, 2" x 3".
Literature: Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 463. Like Bourne, The William J. Elsholz Collection, Vol. III, pp. 415 and 417, lot 1577. Spillman, American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, p. 198, fig. 781.
Catalogue Note: The present salt is in the best condition of the seven examples we have sold. It is also in better condition than the Elsholz example. 

Condition

Outstanding condition for this salt with the body having a chip to only one vertical corner, rim profile is proof with one end having two small chips to outside of edge, wheel profiles are proof with only one having a shallow chip to interior edge. 

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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.