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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Twenty Blown Colorless Glass Drinking Vessels

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Twenty Blown Colorless Glass Drinking Vessels, late 18th/early 19th century, two large goblets, a cordial, and seventeen assorted wines, one with etched grapevine border, (base chip on one),ht. 3 to 8 3/8 in.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 74.

Estimate $200-300

The large golblet has a 1/2 in. dia. clamshell chip on base edge.

The ht. of the two tallest glasses in the lot are: glass 1. Ht.7 1/2, dia. of rim 3 3/4, dia. of base 3 1/2 in., base edge is folded, for extra strength there is a tear-drop shaped bubble in the knop, the glass is in very good condition; glass 2. Ht. 8 3/8, dia. of rim 4 1/8, dia. of base 4 1/8 in., this one has a 1/2 in. dia. chip on the underside of the base edge.

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.


Impecunious Collector, John T. Kirk, 1/2 in. dia. clamshell chip, in. dia. clamshell chip