Glass Works Auctions

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The 'First of the Year' Auction


Auction Ended: January 8th, 2018 at 10 PM EST

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Auction Local Time: Jan 23, 2018 14:22:56 EST



ALL BIDDING ON OUR ‘FIRST OF THE YEAR’ AUCTION IS NOW COMPLETED!

Winning bidders will be sent invoices by email Tuesday afternoon. These invoices will include the winning bids, plus our standard 20% buyer’s premium, which is reduced to 17% if paying by check or money order. This invoice will also include postage and insurance. And appropriate state sales tax for Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Paper copies to the winning bidders will be mailed out when completed. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!



ATTENTION! DIDN’T WIN ANYTHING IN THE AUCTION? HERE’S ANOTHER CHANCE. The following items received NO BIDS. We have lowered the starting price (some considerably). They are available for the minimum posted bid, plus 17% buyers premium, postage and insurance. CHECK IT OUT! The lots are 56, 87, 89, 90, 93, 103, 112, 182, 200, 205, 206, 207, 242, 273, 299. To reserve any of these lots call us at (609) 483-2683. Thank you.

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1. Nailsea Type Flask, probably English, ca. 1840 - 1860, clear glass with white herringbone loop pattern, interior cranberry red flashing, 6 1/2”h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect condition.

 
14 $ 275
 

2. “FELLS” / BUST OF WASHINGTON / “POINT” - MONUMENT / “BALTO”, (GI-21), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1825 - 1835, greenish aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A series of light scratches are located on several of the panel edges on the Washington side at the shoulder. Good impression and glass whittle.

 
2 $ 100
 

3. “BRIDGETON NEW JERSEY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “BRIDGETON NEW JERSEY” / CLASSICAL BUST, (GI-25), Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, ice or cornflower blue quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Great example with only a touch of wear on Washington’s face, good impression and in a different shade of blue!

 
16 $ 375
 

4. BUST OF WASHINGTON - EAGLE, (GI-26), probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1825 - 1835, aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some minor milky inside stain, but no damage.

 
6 $ 110
 

5. BUST OF WASHINGTON - EAGLE, (similar to GI-26), possibly Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, greenish aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

About perfect. A bright, clean flask with a great impression. Some might call this flask an unlisted variant as four very distinct rivet circles can be seen on the Washington side.

 
21 $ 500
 

6. “WASHINGTON“ / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “JACKSON” / BUST OF JACKSON, (GI-31), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellowish amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A good amount of high point wear and scratches are on both sides. Good impression.

 
8 $ 140
 

7. “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, aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some milky inside stain, but no damage.

 
2 $ 50
 

8. (Lot of 2) “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILADA / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, and a “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-38 & 45), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, aqua quart and pint, open pontil and smooth base, sheared and tooled lips and applied double collar mouths.

The pint flask has an in-making pontil chip off the edge of the base, otherwise both are in overall excellent condition and have great impressions! The GI-45 is rated as rare! These were made to commemorate the Whig parties nomination of Zachary Taylor as their presidential candidate during the 1848 National Convention held in Philadelphia.

 
4 $ 130
 

9. (Lot of 2) “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, and a CORNUCOPIA - URN Flask, (GI-38 & GIII-4), American, ca. 1825 - 1855, aqua and olive green pints, smooth and pontil scarred bases, applied mouth and sheared and tooled lip.

The Washington / Taylor has some spotty inside stain and a tiny partial open bubble at a mold seam. The Cornucopia / Urn has some high point wear.

 
4 $ 120
 

10. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-41), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, greenish aqua half-pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Nice example, bold impression and only a touch of wear.

 
10 $ 130
 

11. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - (reverse is plain), (GI-47), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, bluish aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Bright, clean and in perfect condition.

 
20 $ 275
 

12. BUST OF WASHINGTON - SHEAF OF GRAIN, (GI-59), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, aqua half-pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

A small cluster of impurities is imbedded in the neck. Some glass whittle and seed bubbles, scarce mold.

 
4 $ 70
 

13. “LA FAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” - LIBERTY CAP ON A POLE / “S & S”, (GI-86), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium yellow amber in the lower one-third shading to a light yellow amber with a hint of olive in the upper two-thirds half-pint.

Perfect condition with a super bold impression, plenty of seed bubbles throughout and only a slight touch of wear on the cap. In our opinion, when considering its overall condition, this is one of the very best!

 
11 $ 1,000
 

14. “JENNY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - “GLASS WORK’S” / GLASS FACTORY / “S. HUFFSEY”, (GI-99), possibly Isabella Glass Works, Southern New Jersey, ca. 1855 - 1865, yellow olive calabash, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Several spider cracks are on the glass factory side. One is located between the glass factory and the letters “RK” in Works. Another is below the letter “G” in glass. The longest leg is about 1” in length. A scarce and attractive color for this Jenny Lind that displays perfectly when viewed from the Jenny Lind side.

 
2 $ 300
 

15. “JENNY LIND” / BUST OF JENNY LIND - “KOSSUTH” / BUST OF KOSSUTH, (GI-100), American, ca. 1855 - 1865, pale aqua calabash, open pontil, applied double collar mouth.

A small internal bubble to the left of the bust of Kossuth has a slight disturbance in the outer glass. A scarce flask and the minor flaw is non-offensive.

 
11 $ 190
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