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'Discovery/Potpourri' Auction # 171
Closing over 2 days
Lots 1-200 Close Monday February 19th & Lots 201-400 Close Tuesday February 20th, 2024
This is a Timed Closing Auction

Auction # 171

Auction Ended: Days and Times:
Lots 1 - 200 close Monday February 19th, 2024 at 10 PM EST
Lots 201 - 400 close Tuesday February 20th at 10 PM EST

Auction Local Time: July 13, 2024 06:50:26 EDT



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1. “WASHINGTON” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “BRIDGETON (five pointed star) NEW JERSEY” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-24), Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Fine example, free of any damage, wear or scratches, but some spotty content stain should be professionally remove.

 
13 $ 200
 

2. “LA FAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / T. S. / “DEWITT CLINTON” / BUST OF CLINTON / “C-T”, (GI-80), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium olive yellow ‘old’ amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A tiny flake is off a side panel rib at the base and some milky internal shoulder stain.

Numerous tiny air bubbles and a thick internal string of glass travels around the entire flask.

 
3 $ 550
 

3. “LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” - LIBERTY CAP / “S & S”, (GI-85), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellowish ‘old’ amber with olive tone pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A sizable 1” by 3/4” chip is off the base at the edge, also some usual high point wear.

Fortunately the base chip is on the Liberty Cap side and cannot be seen when viewed from the front.

 
11 $ 300
 

4. “NEW JERSEY BRIDGETON” / BUST OF KOSSUTH - SAILING SLOOP, (GI-111), Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1850 - 1855, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A tiny in-making pontil chip travels to the base edge, some light milky content haze (could easily disappear with a light cleaning).

 
11 $ 220
 

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

Several in-making pontil chips extend to the edge of the base and partially up the side. The largest is 3/4” in diameter. Also some light milky stain.

 
4 $ 130
 

6. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-24), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 - 1845, deep bluish aqua with green tone pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

About perfect (a few spots of inside content stain).

Bold impression, slightly off set neck and better than normal color density.

 
18 $ 400
 

7. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-24), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 - 1845, light to medium yellowish green (citron) pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Moderate milky inside content stain (or possibly dried contents) is in the upper one-half of the flask.

With the exception of the stain this rare color Louisville eagle flask is in perfect condition.

 
23 $ 1,300
 

8. EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA, (GII-72), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium yellowish olive with amber tone pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Crude overall pebbly glass, plenty of tiny air bubbles and almost no trace of wear.

A nice example.

 
6 $ 140
 

9. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-84), Granite Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, ca. 1850 - 1860, yellowish ‘old’ amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A 3/8” by 1/8” ‘bruise’ is on the inside edge of the lip.

 
10 $ 140
 

10. (Lot of 2), EAGLE - EAGLE Flasks, (GII-86), Granite Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, ca. 1850 - 1860, light to medium yellowish ‘old’ amber half-pints, open pontils, sheared and tooled lips.

The deeper color example has a tiny bruise on the edge of a pontil chip.

Both have crude textured glass.

 
12 $ 250
 

11. EAGLE WITH BANNER / AMERICAN FLAG / “CONTINENTIAL” - INDIAN SHOOTING AT A BIRD / “CUNNINGHAM & CO / PITTSBURGH. PA”, (GII-142), Cunningham & Company Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, bluish aqua quart, smooth base, applied ring mouth.

A 1 1/2” stress crack is in the neck.

Nice glass whittle, reasonably decent impression.

 
1 $ 50
 

12. (Lot of 2), EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA, and a CORNUCOPIA - URN, (GII-73 & GIII-4), New England, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellowish ‘old’ amber and olive green pints, open pontils, sheared and tooled lips.

Both are in perfect ‘attic’ found condition and showing no trace of wear.

 
12 $ 275
 

13. CORNUCOPIA - URN, (GIII-7), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium to deep olive green half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect condition.

 
8 $ 150
 

14. EAGLE / “IP” - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-1), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1815 - 1825, light bluish clear green pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

A good amount of high point wear is on both sides, and an internal bubble on the Masonic panel has a slight edge disturbance.

 
22 $ 450
 

15. MASONIC ARCH - EAGLE / “KCCNE”, (GIV-18), Keene Glass Works, ca. 1820 - 1830, medium yellowish ‘old ‘ amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Pristine perfect condition.

Strong impression, no trace of wear, and with considerably more yellow color than normally seen! A prime example!

 
7 $ 300
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