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Five Pressed Glass Open Salts

Auction:
2838M
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Five Pressed Glass Open Salts, Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, New England Glass Company, and Jersey Glass Company, c. 1830-50, including an opaque opalescent Basket of Fruit pattern, Neal BB 1; a light green Basket of Fruit pattern, Neal JY 2; a light green ribbed, Neal JY 1a; an amethyst, Neal OO 4; and a cobalt blue, Neal SD 4a, (chips, the opaque opalescent with a crack in the side), ht. to 2, wd. to 3 1/2, dp. to 2 5/8 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, May 6, 1963; Richard A. Bourne, September 14, 1967; and Herbert Bowles, May 18, 1963.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Jersey Glass Company, New England Glass Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Herbert Bowles, Richard A. Bourne

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