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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2838M Marlborough
August 8, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Four Pressed Glass Gothic Arch Pattern Open Salts

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2838M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 08, 2015 10:00AM


Four Pressed Glass Gothic Arch Pattern Open Salts, Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, c. 1835-45, including an opalescent dark blue, opalescent medium blue, medium blue, and peacock blue, Neal GA 4a, (all have minor chips on rim), ht. 1 3/4, wd. 2 3/4, dp. 2 1/8 in.

Literature: L.W. and D.B. Neal, Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1962.

Provenance: Purchased from Abraham & May, 1962-63.
Estimate $800-1,200

The opalescent dark blue salt has scattered chips on the top edges, corners and base, the three others have minor chips on the top edges and corners.

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Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia