| ||WASHINGTON EAGLE Historical Flask, an early Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1825 - 1835. Aquamarine, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (some scattered light wear and a slightly weak impression near the shoulders, otherwise near mint with no other form of damage). GI-11. Nicknamed the 'Washington vines' flask, a rare and desirable mold that does not come around often. See Mark Vuono's discussion on this, and other rare early Washington's, AB&GC, May 2013.
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| || WASHINGTON / BUST OF WASHINGTON JACKSON / BUST OF JACKSON Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, NH, 1825 1842. Beautiful, light yellowish olive amber, almost a light golden coloration with yellow and olive tones, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (just a slight trace of typical faint exterior wear, otherwise perfect). GI-31. A beautiful example, lighter than most, with nice clarity all the way to the base.
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| || THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY / BUST OF WASHINGTON GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS / BUST OF TAYLOR Historical Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, 1848 1855. Bright, bubbly, medium-to-deep blue green, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, near mint; (just a slight trace of very minor wear; embossing is a little weak in the shoulders, otherwise perfect). GI-39. An attractive example, outstanding character, the glass is loaded with bubbles.
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| ||WASHINGTON TAYLOR Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, 1848 1855. Brilliant, medium blue-green with a slight teal tone, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, virtually attic mint; (shallow, 3/16 minor bit of roughness on the inside edge of the mouth that likely occurred when the cork was pried out, otherwise perfect). GI-52. An excellent example, clean, sparkling, and with a good strong mold impression!|
Note; the bubble in the image below Washington's bust may appear 'open'. However, it is fully intact, not open, and free of any defects. It appears a bit dark as a result of the angle of the camera.
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| ||WASHINGTON TAYLOR Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, 1850 1860. Beautiful, medium emerald coloration, crudely applied sloping collar with ring smooth base, Qt, very near mint; (just a slight trace of minor wear and a tiny pinhead spot of roughness on the inside edge of the lip). GI-54. Beautiful color, nice depth of color, as well as good character to the glass. A popular mold that can be found in many different colors.
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| || LOCKPORT. GLASS. WORKS / BUST OF WASHINGTON BUST OF WASHINGTON Historical Flask, Lockport, NY, 1850 1860. Rich, medium aquamarine, heavy applied ring collar iron pontil scar, Qt; (a little minor exterior wear and a tiny 3/16 annealing line at the base of the neck that may have occurred during the annealing process, otherwise near mint). GI-60. A very scarce and desirable flask, crude pebbly texture, attractive example.
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| ||GENERAL JACKSON / BUST OF JACKSON EAGLE Historical Flask, an early Pittsburgh district glasshouse, possibly John Robinsons Stourbridge Flint Glass Works, 1824 1830. Aquamarine, tooled, sheared and slightly flared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, virtually attic mint; (just a slight trace of very minor wear, otherwise pristine). GI-64. A clean, bright, sparkling example with a great impression! Note; the GI-64 without the J.T&Co, is a rare mold, certainly more so than the marked 65.|
Note; A great example, excellent mold detail, fantastic condition.
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| || GENL TAYLOR / BUST OF TAYLOR / FELLS POINT / MONUMENT / BALTo Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, 1848 1855. Beautiful, light pinkish-amethyst, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (just the slightest trace of faint wear, otherwise perfect!). GI-73. A crisp, bold, outstanding impression for this flask, much stronger than most, beautiful and scarce color!
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| || "LAFAYETTE" / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / "T.S". DE WITT CLINTON" / BUST OF CLINTON / "CONVENTRY / C-T" Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, 1824 - 1830. Clear, medium yellowish olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, Pt, very near mint; (only a slight trace of minor high point wear, and a touch of interior content residue, otherwise attic mint). GI-80. A very early historical flask, excellent condition, and in a beautiful light color.|
In addition, very nice character with plenty of tiny seed bubbles. There is also an interesting fold, along with a thin flange of glass, near the side above the base, - what some folks feel is a gaffers tooling mark.
| ||3|| $ 800|
| ||"LOUIS KOSSUTH" / BUST OF KOSSUTH - STEAM FRIGATE / "U.S. STEAM FRIGATE / MISSISSIPPI / S. HUFFSEY" Historical Calabash, probably Millford Glass Works, Millford, NJ, 1852 - 1860. Aquamarine, applied sloping collar - "PH. DOFLEIN / MOULD MAKER / NTH 5! ST 84" (on base), iron pontil scar, Qt, very near mint; (a little minor interior residue, likely washable, in lower body near base, otherwise perfect). GI-112.
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| || KOSSUTH / BUST OF KOSSUTH TREE Historical Calabash, America, 1852 1860. Rich, medium green with a lime tone, applied sloping collar with ring blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, near mint; (just a bit of minor exterior wear, otherwise perfect). GI-113. A beautiful, very scarce color for this mold, most being in shades of yellow, or sometimes light apple green. A pleasing depth of color, overall excellent condition.
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| || "WHEAT.PRICE & Co . WHEELING, VA" / (SHORT HAIR BUST) "FAIRVIEW" / (GLASSHOUSE) / "WORKS" Historical Flask, Wheat, Price & Co, East Wheeling (W.) Virginia, 1833 - 1834. Medium blue green, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, near mint; (a little scattered high point wear, and a slightly weak impression in the shoulder area). GI-115. A very rare and desirable flask, eye-appealing, great color! Provenance: Ex. Bud Lane collection.|
Note: Listed as #24, Group B, McKearin / Wilson "Most Desirable Flasks", 10-12 known examples.
| ||2|| $ 5,500|
| || EAGLE CORNUCOPIA Historical Flask, an early Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1825 1835. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, sparkling attic mint! GII-16. A rare mold, great impression, clarity, and condition. A little sweetheart of a flask that does not come around often.
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| || EAGLE EAGLE Historical Flask, probably Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, KY, 1850 1855. Gorgeous medium sapphire blue coloration, sheared mouth blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, perfect. GII-24. A choice example, beautiful clarity and nice strong depth of color, a fantastic top-shelf piece. Provenance: Ex. Eric Schmetterling collection.|
Sapphire examples in the mold have sold for more than $20,000 (including buyer premium). Dont miss this opportunity to pick up a good one!
| ||2|| $ 3,250|
| || "LIBERTY" / EAGLE - "WILLINGTON / GLASS, Co / WEST WILLINGTON / CONN" Historical Flask, 1850 - 1860. Medium-to-deep reddish amber, applied round collar with lower bevel - smooth base, Qt; (just a faint trace of wear on the reverse, otherwise attic mint). GII-61. A great example, whittled and beautiful with plenty rich reddish tones through the center and lower body.
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