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'Discovery/Potpourri' Auction #160
Closing over 2 days
Lots 1-200 Close Monday September 26th & Lots 201-440 Close Tuesday September 27th, 2022
This is a Timed Closing Auction

Auction # 160

Auction Ended: Days and Times
Part 1: Lots 1 - 200 close September 26th, 2022 at 10 PM EDT
Part 2: Lots 201 - 440 close September 27th, 2022 at 10 PM EDT

Auction Local Time: Nov 26, 2022 16:32:46 EST



ALL BIDDING ON PART TWO of our two day ‘Discovery/Potpourri Auction’ #160 IS NOW COMPLETED!

Winning bidders will be sent invoices by email Wednesday afternoon. These invoices will include the winning bids, plus our standard 20% buyer’s premium, which is reduced to 17% if paying by check or money order. This invoice will also include postage, insurance and appropriate sales tax for Pennsylvania residents. Please note: We are no longer sending out paper copies. If you require a paper copy please contact us at (215) 679-5849. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!


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1. BUST OF WASHINGTON - TREE, (GI-35), American, ca. 1855 - 1865, aqua calabash flask, open pontil has several in-making chips, applied ‘top hat’ mouth.

A 1/2” by 1/8” chip is off the top of the lip.

 
10 $ 130
 

2. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILADA / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-37), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, medium blue green quart, smooth base, sheared and tooled lip.

A tiny flake is off the top of the lip, otherwise in excellent condition.

 
4 $ 425
 

3. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-40), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, deep cobalt blue pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Two edge of lip flaws exist. One is a 1/4” by 1/8” top of lip chip. The other a 1/2” by 1/4” area of roughness on the inside edge of the lip. Despite the mentioned issues (which easily qualify for a professional repair) this is a very clean and attractive flask with an exceptional impression and no trace of wear.

 
1 $ 1,000
 

4. (Lot of 2), “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-41), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, aqua half-pints, smooth bases, applied double collar mouths.

Both have minor high point wear.

 
9 $ 150
 

5. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-54), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1849 - 1855, light apple green color quart, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth.

Some slight internal haze, otherwise in perfect condition and with some tiny trapped air bubbles. A fair amount of the greenish color that lacks any trace of aqua!

 
4 $ 210
 

6. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-55), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, light green pint, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Fine condition with only a ‘touch’ of wear on a cheek. Not a lot of color, but no trace of aqua!

 
10 $ 170
 

7. (Lot of 2), BUST OF WASHINGTON - SHEAF OF GRAIN, (GI-59), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, aqua half-pints, smooth and pontil scarred bases, applied double collar mouths.

One has high point wear on the Sheaf of Grain panel and is loaded with tiny air bubbles.

 
4 $ 150
 

8. (Lot of 3), (2) “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD’A / THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, and a BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-38, & 52), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, shades of aqua pints, open pontils and smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth, sheared and tooled lips.

One of the Dyottville embossed flasks has a spot of in-making roughness on the top of the lip. The GI-52 has a 1/2” by 1/4” pontil chip that goes to the side of the base.

 
14 $ 220
 

9. “JENNY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - “KOSSUTH” / BUST OF KOSSUTH, (GI-100), American, ca. 1855 - 1865, aqua calabash, open pontil has a minor crack, applied double collar mouth.

Perfect condition, nice glass whittle. One of the more difficult to find of the calabash flasks.

 
5 $ 130
 

10. “JENNY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - “MILLFORA G. WORK’S” / GLASS FACTORY, (GI-101), possibly Millford Glass Works, Millford, New Jersey, ca. 1855 - 1865, greenish aqua calabash, open pontil, applied single collar mouth.

Some milky inside haze, but no form of damage. A scarce flask.

 
6 $ 130
 

11. “JENY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - “GLASS (Star) FACTORY” / GLASS FACTORY, (GI-102), Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, ca. 1855 - 1865, bluish aqua calabash, open pontil, applied double collar mouth.

Perfect condition.

 
7 $ 140
 

12. “JENY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - GLASS FACTORY, (GI-104), Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, ca. 1855 - 1865, bluish aqua calabash, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

An internal bubble located in the lower part of the wreath has several tiny openings.

 
6 $ 120
 

13. “JENNY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - “FISLERVILLE GLASS WORKS” / GLASS FACTORY, (GI-107), Fislerville Glass Works, Fislerville, New Jersey, ca. 1855 - 1860, greenish aqua calabash, open pontil, applied double collar mouth.

Excellent overall condition, some glass whittle, very bold impression. A lot of reproductions exist, but this is a good early original!

 
5 $ 120
 

14. BUST OF DANIEL WEBSTER - BUST OF HENRY CLAY, (GI-114), New England, ca. 1825 - 1835, olive yellow half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect condition, almost no trace of wear, but some dried contents should be washed out.

 
16 $ 350
 

15. BUST OF COLUMBIA - EAGLE / “B & W”, (GI-121), Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1825 - 1835, light aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

An internal bubble by an eagle’s wing has a 1/2” stress fissure in the outer glass. Very strong impression and has a number of white and sand grain impurities.

 
10 $ 230
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