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Colorless Blown Glass Pitcher

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Colorless Blown Glass Pitcher, 19th century, baluster-form with ear-shaped handle with scrolled terminal, polished pontil, ht. 7 1/2 in.

Literature: The Magazine Antiques, May 1979.

In the May 1979 issue of The Magazine Antiques it is reported that this pitcher had been acquired from a Shaker community. The Shakers did not manufacture glass, but instead purchased what they needed for household and industrial use from worldly glassmakers.

Estimate $300-500


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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