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Sixteen Free-blown or Blown-molded Glass Items

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
135
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Sixteen Free-blown or Blown-molded Glass Items, America, 19th/20th century, including bottles, small tubes, canisters, etc., ht. to 14 1/2 in.

Note: A letter written by Faith Andrews' in reference to this glass reads in part "These glass containers came into our collection early in the 1930s from the Hancock Shakers - the Church and East Families. While the Shaker [sic] never developed a glass industry they bought their herb and pharmaceutical containers from the world... the pair of pale green "catsup" bottles described as a cathedral design were used in the bottle-ing [sic] of Shaker Catsup for the worlds [sic] people."
Estimate $200-300


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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