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Two Free Blown Colorless Glass Globes

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2731M
Lot:
133
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Two Free Blown Colorless Glass Globes, America, 19th century, used but not made by the Shakers, the spherical forms with lateral openings, raised on cylindrical necks, ht. appoximately 7 1/4, dia. approximately 5 1/2 in.

These globes were collected by Faith and Ted in the 1930s from the Hancock Shakers, who obtained them from the outside world, reportedly for use in an herb or pharmaceutical shop.
Estimate $100-150


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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pharmaceutical shop, Faith, Ted

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