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'Premier' Auction #153
Closing over 2 days
Lots 1-100 Closes Monday October 25th & Lots 101-235 Closes Tuesday October 26th
This is a Timed Closing Auction

Auction # 153

Auction Ended: Days and Times
Part 1: Lots 1 - 100 closes October 25th, 2021 at 10 PM EDT
Part 2: Lots 101 - 235 closes October 26th, 2021 at 10 PM EDT

Auction Local Time: Dec 3, 2021 11:36:51 EST



ALL BIDDING ON PART TWO of our two day ‘PREMIER AUCTION’ #153 IS NOW COMPLETED!

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1. BUST OF WASHINGTON - EAGLE, (GI-26), possibly Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, light to medium citron green quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A few spots of high point wear, normally seen on high relief flasks, otherwise in perfect condition. Some glass whittle and tiny air bubbles, very rare color.

 
20 $ 1,500
 

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 emerald green quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A pinhead in size flake is off the top of the lip and some slight internal haze. Better than average impression, nice color.

 
12 $ 550
 

3. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “I HAVE ENDEAVORED TO DO MY DUTY” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-43), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, medium teal blue with a hint of green quart, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect condition, exceptionally bold impression, rare color. What separates this flask from others like it is the large amount of trapped air bubbles. If you collect this mould, don’t let this one get away!

 
10 $ 1,100
 

4. “GENL. TAYLOR” / BUST OF TAYLOR - “FELLS POINT” / MONUMENT / “BALTO”, (GI-73), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1825 - 1835, clear glass with a hint of aqua in the base pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Pristine perfect condition, extremely bold impression and no wear. Here’s an exceptional example!

 
9 $ 400
 

5. “ROUGH AND READY” / BUST OF TAYLOR - “MASTERSON” / EAGLE AND STARS, (GI-77), Midwestern, ca. 1830 - 1840, bluish aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A tiny flake is off the top of the lip. Also some light inside content satin or dried contents. Bold impression, almost no trace of wear. George McKearin in his book ‘American Glass’ rated this mould as number 26 in his listing of ‘most desirable American flasks’!

 
16 $ 1,600
 

6. “LA FAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” - LIBERTY CAP / “S & S”, (GI-86), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium yellowish ‘old’ amber half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Excellent overall condition, almost no trace of wear and an extremely bold impression. A number exist, but this is one of the nicer ones. Lana Peterson Collection.

 
10 $ 750
 

7. “LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” - LIBERTY CAP / “S & S”, (GI-86), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium yellowish ‘old’ amber half-pint, open pontil has a chip, sheared and tooled lip.

Excellent overall condition, full of air bubbles, strong impression. A fairly available flask in various shades of olive amber, but should be considered rare in this pure amber color!

 
8 $ 850
 

8. “JENY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - “GLASS (Star) FACTORY” / GLASS FACTORY, (GI-102), Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, ca. 1855 - 1865, light to medium emerald green calabash, open pontil, applied double collar mouth.

A touch of wear is on Jenny Lind, otherwise in perfect condition. Great all around impression, rated as scarce in the common aqua color, but should be considered rare in this pure green!

 
9 $ 1,400
 

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

Pristine condition, extremely crisp impression and almost no trace of wear. Probably as nice as any we’ve sold! Lana Peterson Collection.

 
13 $ 1,200
 

10. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-71), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, olive yellow half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

About perfect (a pinhead in size flake is off the top edge of the lip). Strong impression, nicely textured glass, plenty of seed bubbles and almost no trace of wear.

 
11 $ 275
 

11. EAGLE / “PITTSBURGH / PA” - EAGLE, (GII-101), Pittsburgh Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, deep olive green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Full of tiny seed bubbles, strong impression and almost no trace of wear. An exceptional example and in a scarce pure green color!

 
11 $ 600
 

12. CORNUCOPIA - URN, (GIII-17), Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, ca. 1840 - 1850, bluish emerald green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some spotty high point wear but otherwise in pristine perfect condition. A very bright, clean example, strong impression. Nicer than many.

 
8 $ 550
 

13. “ZANESVILLE” / EAGLE / “OHIO / J. SHEPARD & CO.” - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-32), Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, ca. 1835 - 1845, deep bluish aqua with a hint of green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Excellent overall condition, wonderful strength of impression and almost no trace of wear. Better than the normal aqua examples! Lana Peterson Collection.

 
12 $ 850
 

14. “ZANESVILLE” / EAGLE / “OHIO / J. SHEPARD & CO.” - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-32), Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, ca. 1835 - 1845, reddish amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some minor interior content stain, otherwise in excellent overall condition. Very bold impression including the oftentimes weak ‘Zanesville’ embossing.

 
9 $ 1,600
 

15. “CORN FOR THE WORLD” / EAR OF CORN - MONUMENT / “BALTIMORE”, (GVI-4), Baltimore Glass Works, ca. 1860 - 1870, brilliant yellowish olive green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

A few spots of high point wear, otherwise in sparkling perfect condition. Strong impression and in a rare, deep vivid color! Hard to beat this one for color!

 
28 $ 8,000
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