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Twelve Colorless Masonic Cut and Engraved Blown Glass Items

Auction:
2431
Lot:
299
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Twelve Colorless Masonic Cut and Engraved Blown Glass Items, America, early 19th century, each with engraved Masonic symbols, some with ornamented with grapevines, wreaths, amd monograms, including two decanters, one with a stopper, eight pieces of stemware, and one tumbler, (minor chips), ht. 3 5/8-11 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Most of the items are in very good condition with minor scratches and wear. The decanter stopper has a 1/2 x 1/4 in chip and several small ground spots on edge; the two stemmed glasses with cut bases have a few small minor chips, a knopped stem glass has som small losses where the stem is joined to the base, (possibly burst bubble in that area); the heavy based tumbler has a ground rim.

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Drinkware, Engraving, Glass, Stemware

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