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A PAIR OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY WINE GLASSES WITH ETCHED DECORATION (B)
A pair of early 19th century wine glasses with etched decoration. The pair are in excellent original condition. One measures 4 1/8" tall with a top diameter of 2 1/4" and a bottom diameter of 2 1/16". The other is 4 1/16" tall with a top diameter of 2 1/16" and a bottom diameter of 2 1/8"... Any subtle differences are the result of these being hand blown and hand etched. These very closely resemble the pair listed above but the decoration is slightly different. The base of each has a rough pontil scar. .These are being sold as an individual pair and not part of a foursome.
CIRCA 1740 ENGRAVED GIN GLASS
A c.1740 Gin glass with a drawn trumpet shaped bowl and folded foot. It is in excellent original condition. It rings beautifully when tapped. The height is 4 1/2". The top diameter is 2 1/8" and the base diameter is 2 5/8". It has a rough pontil scar. The finely excecuted copper wheel engraved decoration is of swag or festoon and bow design. The glass is of English origin and very similar to figure 230 in An Illustrated Guide to Eighteenth-Century English Drinking Glasses by L. M. Bickerton. The " Gin Craze" was a period in the first half of the 18th century when Gin consumption took off like crazy in England especially in London. There was a period where there was an epidemic of extreme intoxication. Gin AKA at the time as Mother's Ruin was a domestically produced aternative to imported French Brandy. If you google Gin Craze you will find a nice little article on the topic on Wikipedia.
A pontilled chestnut bottle in aqua glass. It is probably of Pennsylvania or Ohio origin and early 19th century. It is round in form rather than flattened on the sides. The bottle has an applied downward sloping lip or mouth and a kicked up base with a pontil mark. There are some nice bubbles in the glass. This bottle is in very good original condition with only minor scratching. The height is 9".
A BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED LARGE RED WINE GLASS
A large red wine glass with very fine and beautiful engraving of grapes on a vine. The glass is an early 19th century example. It has a polished pontil. The glass rings like a bell when tapped. The height is 6", top diameter 3 1/4" base 3 1/8".
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY GIN GLASS
An 18th century English gin glass with folded foot and balustroid twisted knopped stem . The glass has a drawn trumpet bowl which is also fluted. The base has a rough pontil. The glass is in excellent original condition and rings beautifully when tapped. The height is approx. 3 7/8". The top diameter is 2 1/4". the base diameter is 2 3/16. (wk10)
A PAN FROM SALT WITH FOLDED RIM
A 19th century open salt. It is ribbed and has a folded rim. It rings nicely when tapped. The base has a rough tubular pontil scar. It is in excellent original condition. The height is approx 1 1/4". The top diameter is 2 1/2". The base diameter is about 1 3/4". (wk12)
AN 18TH CENTURY TUMBLER
This is an 18th century tumbler with copper wheel engraved decoration of swags and tassels. The lower two thirds of the glass is fluted. The base has an open pontil. The height is approximately 3 1/4". The top diameter is 2 7/8". The tumbler is in excellent condition.
MOLD BLOWN PAN
A 19th century blown molded glass pan in a sunburst and diamond pattern of New England origin. It has a folded rim and open pontil base. The top diameter is 6". The height is 1 1/2". It is in excellent original condition.
SMALL CLEAR GLASS TUMBLER WITH ENGRAVED DECORATION
A 2 1/2" tall 18th or early 19th century clear glass tumbler with very well done copper wheel engraving. The glass has an open pontil base. It is in excellent original condition.
A MOLD BLOWN STRAIGHT SIDED PAN
A 19th century mold blown pan with sunburst decoration. It is of New England origin. It is in excellent original condition with nice strong decoration. It measures 1 3/4" tall. The top diameter is 5 1/4.
LOETZ SILBERIRIS STERLING SILVER OVERLAY VASE
A stunning piece of late 19th century art glass confidently attributed to Czech. glassmaker Loetz. It is a beautiful form in beautiful and rare Cobalt Silberiris iridescence with an elaborate sterling silver overlay. The vase and the silver overlay work are both in excellent condition. There is an area of overlay in front that was left blank for an owner's monogram.A monogram was never applied. The vase measures 9 3/4" tall. The base is finished with a polished pontil.
LOETZ METALLIN VASE WITH SILVER OVERLAY
A beautiful early 20th century Green Metallin vase by Loetz with applied silver overlay decoration in a floral pattern. The vase is in excellent condition and measures 4 1/2" tall.
SET OF 12 VENETIAN GLASS CORDIALS WITH ENTRAPPED ANIMALS
An incredible set of twelve blown glass cordials or martini glasses. They are Venetian glass and date to the 1920's or 30's. Each glass has a stem with a bubble that contains a miniature animal or bird. There are pairs of dogs, chickens, foxes, rabbits, and horses. All are in excellent condition. In addition to the animals they stems have prunt decoration and they are light as a feather, making them actually very enjoyable to hold. These are beautiful just displayed, but of course they can also be used, perhaps saved for special occasions. Being hand blown, there are slight variations in the height of each. They range in height from 7 1/4" to 7 1/2".
FOUR PANES ANTIQUE BULLSEYE WINDOW GLASS CLEAR
A group of clear bullseye glass window panes. there are two measuring approximately 7 3/4" X 7 1/8". These have minor chips to some of the corners. The tiny pane measures 4" X 3 5/8". The other large pane has concentric rings and a rough pontil. It is textured a bit overall. This pane measures about 7 3/4" X 7 1/8".
SIGNED TIFFANY BRONZE CANDLESTICK WITH SHADE
A beautiful signed Tiffany Favrille glass shade with its patinated bronze tripod form candlestick base signed by Tiffany Studios New York. Both parts are in excellent condition. The shade is signed LCT. The base is signed Tiffany Studios. The overall height is 17 1/8". A variation of this form is pictured in Tiffany Lamps and Metalware: An Illustrated reference to over 2000 models, by Alistair Duncan, Woodbridge Suffolk Antiques Collectors Club 1988 page 379, plate 1550, # 1228. This is a beautiful Tiffany form not often encountered.