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Auction 110 Bidding Begins May 12, 2014 Closing May 21, 2014

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Auction 110

A Select Auction of Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters Bottles, Art Glass, Medicines, Fruit Jars, Whiskeys, Black Glass, Blown Three Mold, Mineral Waters, Pitkins, Lamps, Pattern Molded Glass & More Auction Start Date: May 12, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: May 21, 2014 at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time - Timed Closing Preview by Appointment Reference Key Reference initials and numbers used in the descriptions of this catalog refer to the following publications: AAM AG AGI & AGII AP B B&M Barret B/K C D G G GW H JT K KW L Lee LeeII LeeIII L/P LRB McK MtW1 MtW2 MW N Na NCH NCH II Neal P PG PME R/H RD SVR T TH U Z

Antique American Medicine Bottles, Matt Knapp, 2012. Antique Glass and Bottles, Willy Van den Bossche, 2001. American Glass, Volumes I and II, Schwartz and DiBartolomeo, 1972. Glass In Early America, Arlene Palmer, 1993. Western Whiskey Bottles, R. E. Barnett, 1991. Glasshouse Whimsies, Joyce Blake and Dale Murschell, 1989 Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, Richard C. Barret, 1958. The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Raymond Barlow and Joan Kaiser, 1989. Ink Bottles and Inkwells, William Covill, 1971. American Sarsaparilla Bottles, John DeGrafft, 1980. (Flasks) American Bottles & Flasks (PartVIII), Helen McKearin and Kenneth Wilson, 1978. (Blown Three Mold) American Glass (Chapter VI), George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941. Glasshouse Whimsies, Joyce Blake and Dale Murschell, 1989. American Bottles in the Charles B. Gardner Collection, Norman C. Heckler, 1975. Whiskey Bottles Of The Old West, John L. Thomas, 2002. Poison Bottle Workbook, Rudy Kuhn, 1988. New England Glass & Glassmaking, Kenneth M. Wilson, 1972. The Red Book of Fruit Jars, No. 10, Douglas M. Leybourne, Jr., 2006. American Glass Cup Plates, Ruth Webb Lee and James H. Rose, 1948. Victorian Glass Handbook, Ruth Webb Lee, 1946. Early American Pressed Glass, Ruth Webb Lee, 1946. A Rare Collection of Keene & Stoddard Glass, Lyman and Sally Lane and Joan Pappas, 1970. The Complete Book of Lightning Rod Balls, Mike Bruner and Rod Krupka, 1995. American Glass, George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941. Mt. Washington & Pairpoint Glass, Volume I, Kenneth M. Wilson, 2005. Mt. Washington & Pairpoint Glass, Volume II, Kenneth M. Wilson and Jane Shadel Spillman, 2011. American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, George McKearin and Kenneth Wilson, 1978. Great American Pontiled Medicines, Frederick Nielson, 1978. Barber Bottles with Price, Robert Namiat, 1977. The Blaske Collection of American Flasks, Norman C. Heckler, 1983. The Blaske Collection: Part II, Norman C. Heckler, 1983. Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period 1825-1850, L. W. and D. B. Neal, 1962. The Glass Gaffers of New Jersey, Adeline Pepper, 1971. Pittsburgh Glass, Lowell Innes, 1976. Pontil Medicine Encyclopedia (Second Edition), John Odell, 2007. Bitters Bottles, Carlyn Ring and W. C. Ham, 1998. Understanding Antique Wine Bottles, Roger Dumbrell, 1983. Early American Bottles and Flasks, Stephen Van Rensselaer, 1927. Collectors Guide to Saratoga Type Mineral Water Bottles, Donald Tucker, 2005. Two Hundred Years Of American Blown Glass, Helen and George McKearin, 1949. Collectible Character Bottles, Arthur & Jewel Umberger, 1969. Ketchup, Pickles, Sauces, Betty Zumwalt, 1980.

- The dash is generally used to indicate that the descriptions are on opposite sides of the bottle or flask. / The slash is used to indicate that the descriptions are on different lines or surfaces of the bottle. Copyright Norman C. Heckler & Company 2014 All Rights Reserved

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CONDITIONS OF SALE 1. Absentee Auction: The items in this auction will be sold at unreserved absentee auction, opening date Monday, May 12, 2014 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:00 PM EST (7:00 PM PST). 2. Descriptions: Norman C. Heckler & Company has made every attempt to describe correctly the property being sold. Descriptions are guaranteed to be accurate as regards authenticity, age, condition, and measurements to within one-fourth inch, as represented in this catalog. In describing damage, exterior wear or manufacturer’s flaws that in our opinion, do not significantly detract visually or monetarily from the value of the item are not listed and will not be considered for refund. The Auctioneers reserve the right to make corrections and provide additional information at any time during the sale. 3. Preview : Items may be viewed by appointment at our offices. 4. Bidding Procedure: Bidding on an item may be done in one of five ways: 1. Bidding by telephone, 2. Internet Bidding, 3. Submitting bids by Fax, 4. Bids submitted by email (valid only if bid is confirmed by Norman C. Heckler & Company), 5. Bidding by Mail. Your bid, written, oral or electronic, grants Norman C. Heckler & Company the authority to protect you up to the amount of your stated bid. Your bid will not be removed once executed. You may telephone us at any time (weekdays 9 AM - 5 PM EST (6 AM - 2 PM PST) and 10 PM EST (7 PM PST) the last day of the auction) during the auction, prior to the closing of the sale, to check the status of your bids, to find the current bidding level, to open a bid, to raise a bid on an auction lot, or to ask questions about this auction. MINIMUM BID IS ONE-HALF THE LOW ESTIMATE Increments are as follows: Up to $250.00........................increments of $10.00 $1000.00 - $2500.00...............increments of $100.00 $250.00 - $500.00..................increments of $25.00 $2500.00 - $5000.00...............increments of $250.00 $500.00 - $1000.00.................increments of $50.00 $5000.00 - $10000.00.............increments of $500.00 $10,000 & Up..................increments of $1000.00 An example - You bid $900.00 on a lot which is the highest bid received to date. The second highest bid is $550.00. The current high bidding level would be yours at $600.00. Any other bids submitted by others below $900.00 will be automatically topped by a representative of Norman C. Heckler & Company, bidding on your behalf. Norman C. Heckler & Company will not disclose bids pledged by others; only the current bidding level of a lot will be stated upon request. The highest bidder shall prevail. 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TIMED CLOSING: This auction will close at 10 PM EST (7 PM PST) on the last day of the sale; however, if there are successful bids on individual items within the last 10 minutes (9:50-10:00 PM EST), then the auction will continue for those individual items. For those items that have received bids in the last 10 minutes, the closing of that item is extended until there are no further bids for a continuous 10 minute period. Lots that have no bidding activity in the last 10 minutes will close at 10 PM EST (7 PM PST). 6. Successful Bidders: Successful bidders will be notified by mail. A 17% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. Payment is due immediately upon receipt of notification of purchase. No exceptions. Accepted forms of payment are bank check, personal check, cash, or money order. Bank check or money order will facilitate immediate processing. 7. 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We encourage you to plan for a pickup of your items at our offices. 8. Refunds: Refunds will be given at the discretion of the Auctioneers. Items purchased must be examined and a request for refund made immediately upon receipt of the items. The Auctioneers will be the sole judge in consideration of refunds. It is the Auctioneers sincere intention to consider any reasonable request for a refund pertaining to a major oversight in the description of an object (ie: large epoxy repairs, large chips, extensive cracks, etc.) and not nuances of color, minute flaws, or normal antique “fair wear and tear”. 9. Administration: If at any time during the sale period an act or circumstance takes place which impedes or affects the normal sale procedure, the auction can be postponed or terminated at the auctioneer’s discretion. This would include, but not be limited to, events such as auction host server failure, etc. 10. Terms: Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms.

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1. “Swaim’s / Panacea / Philada” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical with indented panels, bright yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches. N #612 Beautiful lighter color. Fine condition. $250-500

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2. “Poison / Pat. Appl’d For” Figural Bottle, America, 1880-1900. In the form of a skull, brilliant cobalt blue, tooled flared mouth - smooth base with crossed bones, ht. 2 7/8 inches; (1/16 inch flake from side of mouth, tiny potstone has two 1/32 inch radiations). K #KU-10 Bright color. Strong mold impression. Interesting and desirable. $800-1,600

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3. Eagle And “Pittsburgh / PA” - Eagle Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bright yellow amber, tooled square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (1/8 inch flake from medial rib, 1/8 inch surface bruise near base). GII-106 Strong mold impression. Bright color. $300-600

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4. “Indian Vegetable / And / Sarsaparilla / Bitters / Geo. C. Goodwin / Boston” Bitters Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches; (shallow bubble near pontil scar has disturbance of cover glass). R/H #I-25 Beautiful whittled glass. Fine condition. $300-600

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5. Freeblown Whale Oil Lamp, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1830. Globular font applied to saucer base, saucer has outward folded rim, colorless, tooled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/2 inches, dia. 4 5/8 inches. B/K Vol. 2 #2002 Retains period whale oil burner. Early and attractive. Fine condition. $400-800

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6. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 18 ribs swirled to the right, possibly Stiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufactory, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1783-1800. Brilliant amethyst, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches; (potstone at mid body has two 1/16 inch legs). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 232, #3 Beautiful color. Well defined pattern. $1,000-2,000

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7. Umbrella Ink Mold Master Salt Cellar, America, 18401860. Twelve sided, aquamarine, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 1 3/8 inches, greatest dia. 2 5/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to GW pg. 125, top Appears to have been started in an umbrella ink mold. Unusual and rare form. Fine condition. $400-800

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8. Early Blown Spirits Flask, probably Germany, 1780-1810. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, brilliant orange amber, sheared mouth with pewter collar - pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8 inches. Filled with tiny seed bubbles. Bright, beautiful color. Fine condition. $400-800

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9. “Solomons’ / Strengthening & / Invigorating Bitters / Savannah / Georgia.” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, cobalt blue, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (professionally cleaned with minor interior haze). R/H #S-140 One of the few cobalt bitters bottles. Scarce. $600-1,200

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10. “Seaver’s / Joint & / Nerve / Liniment” Medicine Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, bright yellow amber, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 15/16 inches; (light exterior wear and scuffing, 1/2 inch chip from flared mouth, 1/16 inch base edge flake). AAM pg. 465 Unusual lighter color. Strong embossing. $300-600

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11. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light interior stain, minor exterior high point wear). GV-4 Very strongly embossed. Brilliant color. Fine condition. Rare. $400-800

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12. “Baker’s / Orange Grove / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 18601880. Square with roped corners and arched shoulders, medium yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (1/8 inch bubble on arched shoulder has opening in cover glass, 1/16 inch open bubble on mouth). R/H #B-9 Great whittled surface. Attractive roped corners. $400-800

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13. “Suffolk Bitters / Philbrook & Tucker / Boston” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a pig, medium yellow amber, applied double collared mouth smooth base, lgth. 10 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining light wear). R/H #S-217 Strong embossing. Bright color. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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14. “Hierapicra Bitters / Extract Of Figs / California / Botanical Society” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, medium blue aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base embossed “FIG”, ht. 9 5/8 inches. R/H #H-116 Listed as very rare. Fine condition. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection, ex Judge MacKenzie collection. $600-1,200

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15. “John Hart & Co.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the shape of a heart, medium amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/8 inches. AAM pg. 220 Great form. Fine condition. Strong embossing. $350-700 16. “Dr Tebbetts’ / Physiological / Hair / Regenerator” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners and indented panels, brilliant pink puce, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (3/4 inch crack in base edge, mold seam roughness near base). AAM pg. 510 Beautiful, bright color. Strong embossing. $300-600

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17. “U.S.A / Hosp. Dept” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, medium yellow olive, applied double collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (scattered light wear marks, a couple shallow scuffs, 1/16 inch flakes from base edge). AAM pg. 535 Slightly misshapen body. Bright color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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18. “W.D. Smith / N.Y.” Fancy Pickle Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 11 1/2 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining light wear). Similar to Z pg. 386 Attractive form. Great whittled texture. Fine condition. Rare. $500-1,000

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19. “National / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Ear of corn form, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 12 1/4 inches; (1/8 inch by 1/4 inch open bubble near base, 1/4 inch by 1/2 inch chip from under mouth ring). R/H #N-8 Strong embossing. Attractive form. $200-400

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20. “Tr. Cinnam.” Painted Label Apothecary Storage Jar, probably England, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, blown in a dip mold, medium to deep yellow olive with gold, black and red painted label, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 13 3/4 inches; (light content residue). Attractive painted label with no paint loss. Fine condition. $300-600

21. Freeblown Glass Hat Whimsey, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical hat form, medium yellowish amber, tooled flared brim - pontil scar, ht. 1 7/8 inches, brim dia. 5 1/8 inches; (shallow 1/4 inch by 1/2 inch open bubble on brim). 21 Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #16 Attractive and unusual form. A fine Stoddard offhand piece. Rare. Purchased from Cliff Blake in 1947, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600

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22. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1850-1870. Medium olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (light interior content stain, very light exterior high point wear). GI-113 Outstanding brilliant color. Fine condition. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $750-1,500

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23. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Bright olive yellow, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8 inches; (light exterior wear, shallow 1/4 inch by 3/8 inch open bubble on side near base, light interior haze in base). Outstanding form and color. This one stands out from the rest. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $400-800

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24. “A.M. Bininger & Co / No 375 Broadway N.Y.” Whiskey Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, brilliant yellow with a topaz tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches. Exceptional and beautiful color. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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25. “Union / F A & Co” And Clasped Hands - Cannon Historical Flask, Fahnestock, Albree and Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Medium orange amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (1/16 inch flakes from base corner and mouth edge, light exterior high point wear, light interior stain). GXII-40 Strong mold impression. A fine example. $300-600

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26. “Wright’s / Gold / Medal / Saponaceous / Shaving / Compound” Pot Lid And Pot, man shaving in mirror, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, white porcelain with black transfer, smooth base, ht. 2 3/8 inches, dia. 4 1/4 inches; (two chips on base have early repairs, lid has numerous shallow flakes from lower edge). American Pot Lids BJ-51 Great transfer. Fine condition. $400-800

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27. Dip Mold Utility Jar, New England, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, brilliant golden amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches, dia. 3 1/2 inches; (minor exterior wear at shoulders and base, 1/8 inch cooling fissure on shoulder). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 230, #9 Great form. An unusual and early jar. Attractive bright color. $1,000-2,000

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28. Freeblown Lily Pad Pitcher, New England, 1800-1820. Bulbous form with applied solid ear shaped handle and foot, applied threading around neck, five applied Type II lily pad decorations, yellowish olive amber, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 inches; (severely cracked around handle attachment with two large pieces broken away). Similar in form and construction to American Glass / Toledo Museum by Kenneth Wilson, 1994, plate 117 Beautiful bright color. This piece still has a strong presence. Great workmanship. $2,000-4,000

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29. Scroll Flask, possibly Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant light green, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, half pint. GIX-31 Great color. Great condition. Great flask. Purchased from Sam Laidacker for $40.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $750-1,500

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30. Art Glass Vase, Mt. Washington Glass Company, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1878-1880. Lava glass, bulbous form with applied reeded handles, tooled rim - polished pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches, greatest dia. 3 3/4 inches. Similar to MtW1 pg. 117, fig. 6-14 Profusely decorated with beautiful colors and golden highlights. Fine condition. Rare. $2,000-4,000

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31. Freeblown Glass Hat Whimsey, probably New England, 1830-1860. Cylindrical hat form, olive green, tooled flared brim - pontil scar, ht. 1 5/8 inches, brim dia. 3 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #12 Beautiful color. Well formed and delicate. Fine condition. Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600 32. Nailsea Type Flask, probably England, 1840-1870. Flattened ovoid form, colorless with profuse white looped decorations, sheared mouth - polished pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear and scratching). Plated metal stand included. Attractive decoration. Fine condition. $200-400

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33. “U.S.A. / Hosp. Dept” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, brilliant yellow with an olive tone, applied double collared mouth - smooth base embossed “SDS”, ht. 9 inches; (1/4 inch by 3/4 inch bubble on base edge has resin repair). AAM pg. 535 Beautiful bright color. Strong embossing. $400-800

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34. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “T.W. Dyott, M.D.” And Bust Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Colorless with grayish amethyst tint, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (moderate exterior high point wear, minor content stain in base). GI-96 A highly embossed and attractive flask. Purchased from Sam Laidacker for $60.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $400-800

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35. Water Cooler Or Wine Dispenser, probably French, 1860-1890. Large barrel with molded staves and bands, cobalt blue, ground mouth, applied bung with cork - smooth base embossed “Verreie de Cannes”, ht. 17 inches, dia. 11 1/2 inches; (some minor content residue). Unusually large and attractive. A great splash of cobalt color. Fine condition. Rare. $600-1,200

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36. “Robinson & Lord / 88 & 90 / Lombard St. / Baltimore” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Barrel form, medium yellowish amber, applied square collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 10 inches; (light exterior wear, light interior haze, 3/8 inch by 5/8 inch mouth chip, two 1/8 inch chips from mouth). An extremely rare pontiled whiskey barrel. $1,000-2,000

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37. “S.B.P.” Applied Seal Wine Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, three piece mold, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (washable content residue in neck, shallow 3/16 inch open surface bubble on body). Unlisted. Rare. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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38. Masonic - Eagle And “Zanesville / Ohio / J. Shepard & Co.” Historical Flask, J. Shepard and Company, Zanesville, Ohio, 1825-1835. Deep aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIV-32 Strong mold impression. Brilliant color. Fine condition. Ex Harry Hall White collection, purchased from George S. McKearin for $35.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $350-700

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39. “Woods / Black. Ink / Portland.” Bottle, America, 18401860. Inverted cone form, aquamarine, inward rolled mouth tubular pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches. Similar to C #12 Strong embossing. Fine condition. $400-800 40. Eagle - “Westford / Glass / Co” Historical Flask, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Deep olive amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch bruise on wreath below eagle, 1/8 inch open bubble under the “D” in Westford). GII-65 Good mold impression. Lots of small bubbles. Purchased from George S. McKearin for $6.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $200-400

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41. Pair Of Blown Three Mold Decanters With Matching Stoppers, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Bulbous form, colorless, tooled flared mouths with period blown hollow stoppers - pontil scars, ht. with stopper 10 7/8 inches and 11 inches. GIII-5 A nice matching pair. Good mold impressions. Fine condition. $300-600

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42. Sailor - Banjo Player Pictorial Flask, Maryland Glass Works of John L. Chapman, Baltimore, Maryland, 1849-1860. Brilliant yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint; (2 1/2 inch crack runs from one side across the base to the edge of the opposite side, another 1 inch fissure on base edge). GXIII-8 Beautiful brilliant color. Outstanding overall character. $200-400

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43. “Turner Brothers / New York” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, yellow amber with topaz tones, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/8 inches. Similar to H #2415 Beautiful color. Fine condition with strong embossing. $1,000-2,000

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44. Pair Of Pressed Glass Lamps With Monument Bases, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Octagonal fonts with square bases, canary, ground mouths fitted with brass collars smooth bases, ht. 10 3/8 inches and 10 5/8 inches; (numerous small chips to base edges). B/K Vol. 2, #2094 Great form and color. $600-1,200

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45. Eagle - Flag And “Coffin & Hay. / Hammonton” Historical Flask, Coffin & Hay Manufactory, Hammonton, New Jersey, 1836-1847. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart; (1/8 inch by 3/8 inch open bubble on frame edge, light exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch shallow flake from mouth, 3/8 inch open bubble on flag). GII-48 Good mold impression. Big and bold. Purchased from Charles B. Gardner in March 1956 for $15.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $200-400

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46. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (professionally cleaned, retains minor exterior wear and scratching). GII-64 Bright and bubbly glass. Strong embossing. $200-400

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47. Two Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flasks, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Olive yellow and golden amber, sheared mouths pontil scars, pints; (GII-72 has 1/8 inch open bubble on frame, GII-73 has minor exterior high point wear). GII-72 and GII-73 Beautiful bright colors. Both flasks are strongly embossed. Fine condition. $250-500

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48. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 32 ribs, probably Midwest America, 1800-1830. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 89, #4 Beautiful, brilliant glass. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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49. “Dr E. P. Eastman’s / Yellow Dock / Bitters / Lynn Mass.” Bitters Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 3/4 inches; (professionally cleaned to original lustre). R/H #E-14 Extremely rare. Whittled and crude. $800-1,600

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50. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Deep wine or claret, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-37 Rich and beautiful color. Fine condition. Purchased from George S. McKearin, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $2,000-4,000

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51. “Beekman’s / Pulmonic / Syrup / New-York” Medicine Bottle, America, 1820-1840. Octagonal, medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (professionally cleaned, side of mouth appears to be polished). AAM pg. 49 Early and rare. $1,500-3,000

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52. “Potter & Bodine’s / Air-Tight Fruit Jar”, Potter and Bodine Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Cylindrical barrel form, aquamarine, depressed wax seal groove - pontil scar, quart. L #2388 A crude and early jar. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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53. “Tippecanoe / H.H. Warner & Co” Figural Medicine Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Cylindrical log form with embossed canoe, bright yellowish amber, applied mushroom type mouth - smooth base embossed “Rochester / N.Y.”, ht. 9 inches. AAM pg. 550 Retains 95% original label. Lighter than normal color. Fine condition. $200-400

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54. “Wright’s / Gold / Medal / Saponaceous / Shaving / Compound” Pot Lid And Pot, man with cut on face while shaving, America, 18401860. Cylindrical, white porcelain with black transfer, smooth base, ht. 2 1/4 inches, dia. 4 1/4 inches; (several shallow flakes from upper edge of pot base). American Pot Lids BJ-53 A rare and attractive transfer. Fine condition. $600-1,200 55. Blown Three Mold Sugar Bowl, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Cylindrical with galleried rim and applied foot, colorless, pontil scar, ht. 3 1/2 inches, dia. 4 5/8 inches; (cover is missing). 55 GII-18 Attractive form and size. Fine condition. $600-1,200 56. Clasped Hands And “Union / No 2” - Eagle Historical Flask, probably a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Light yellow green, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (1/4 inch area of manufacturer’s roughness on interior mouth edge, shallow 1/16 inch flake from base edge, light exterior high point wear). GXII-7 Beautiful light color. Fine condition. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $600-1,200 Page 10 | Auction 110

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57. “Fells / Point” And Washington Bust - Monument And “Balto” Portrait Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, minor stain in base). GI-20 Beautiful whittle. Fine condition. Purchased from George S. McKearin, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $250-500

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58. Pattern Molded Flask, pillar molded, 8 vertical ribs, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1800-1830. Flattened triangular form, medium sea green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 3/4 inches. Unusual and attractive. Fine condition. Rare. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $1,000-2,000

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59. Bottle Mold Glass Hat Whimsey, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical hat form, light olive yellow, inward folded brim pontil scar, ht. 1 1/4 inches, brim dia. 2 7/8 inches. LeeII plate 120, bottom left A well formed and beautiful whimsey hat. Great color. Fine condition. Purchased from Cliff Blake in 1948, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600

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60. “Washington” And Bust - “Jackson” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 18201840. Brilliant golden amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-33 Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. $250-500

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61. “J & IEM” Ink Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Domed with offset neck, light apple green, tooled mouth - smooth base, ht. 1 3/4 inches, dia. 2 1/4 inches; (minor manufacturer’s roughness around base edge). C #627 Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. $200-400

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62. “Cunningham & Co Pittsburgh Pa” Base Embossed Fruit Jar, Cunningham and Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, deep aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 inches. L #723-1 Great pontil scar. Fine condition. Unlisted. $500-1,000

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63. “Harrison’s / Columbian / Ink” Master Ink Bottle, America, 18401860. Twelve sided, aquamarine, applied flared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (professionally cleaned with some remaining wear and scratches). C #761 Attractive orange peel texture. $200-400

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64. Clasped Hands And “Union” - Eagle And “E. Wormser & Co / Pittsburgh / Pa.” Historical Flask, E. Wormser and Company Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bright yellow amber with a topaz tone, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (shallow 1/4 inch flake from side of mouth, 1 inch crack at base edge). GXII-15 Beautiful, bright color. Strong embossing. $500-1,000

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65. “Hitall’s / Paten” - “Millville” Fruit Jar, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, heavy applied collared mouth with glass lid and iron yoke clamp - smooth base, half pint. L #2185 Fine condition. Rare. $300-600

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66. Pattern Molded Globular Bottle, 24 ribs swirled to the left, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1840. Globular, brilliant yellow amber, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 7/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW color plate V, #1 Well defined pattern, being especially tight in the neck. An exceptional example. Fine condition. $500-1,000

67. Two Freeblown Hat Whimsies, probably New England, 1840-1860. Cylindrical hat forms, deep amber and yellow olive, tooled brims - pontil scars, ht. 7/8 inch and 2 3/16 inches, brim dia. 2 1/2 inches and 2 5/8 inches. 67 Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #12 through #16 Attractive forms. Good colors and sizes. Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $400-800

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68. “Old / Continental / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, medium amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 inches; (some washable content residue). R/H #O-25 Great form. Fine condition. Scarce. $300-600

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69. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Deep olive amber, tooled collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 inches; (light exterior wear and scratching at mid body). Attractive and unusual form. Good rich color. Fine condition. $ 300-600

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70. “General Jackson.” And Bust - Eagle And “J.T. & Co” Portrait Flask, James Taylor and Company, Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1829-1832. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch flake from mouth). GI-65 Listed as scarce. Attractive beaded sides. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $800-1,600

71. Lot Of Three “Highrock Congress Spring / C&W / Saratoga N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottles, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, emerald green, yellowish amber, medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouths with rings - smooth bases, pints; (minor manufacturer’s roughness on lower mouth ring of amber example). T #S-37B Three different and beautiful colors. Fine condition. $500-1,000 71 72. Blown And Cut Celery Stand, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Cylindrical flaring urn form with bulbous base, blown bowl cut in the strawberry diamond and fan pattern joined by a short heavy stem with a medial ball knop to a heavy circular foot, colorless, tooled rim cut in the saw tooth pattern - base cut in the rayed pattern, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (several areas of minor manufacturer’s roughness on the cut fan pattern). Similar in form to American Glass 1760-1930 Vol. I, The Toledo Museum of Art, #191 Excellent hand workmanship throughout. Great form. $500-1,000

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73. Lot Of Three Freeblown Chestnut Bottles, New England, 1783-1830. Light green, olive green, brilliant olive yellow, applied collared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 6 1/2 inches, 6 7/8 inches and 8 inches; (light green example has unusual crazing lines at base of neck, all have light exterior wear). Largest example has a beautiful bright color. An attractive graduated set. $400-800

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74. Art Glass Vase, Durand Art Glass Company, Flint Glass Works, Vineland, New Jersey, 1924-1931. Inverted cone form with flaring mouth, iridescent gold luster with applied spider web threading, tooled mouth - ground pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches. Base marked “171-7 / Durand” inside large “V”. Fine condition. $400-800

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75. “F.R. Lorenz Manufacturer Imp Pitts” Base Embossed Fruit Jar, Frederick R. Lorenz, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1850-1860. Cylindrical, deep aquamarine, applied heavy collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/2 inches; (minor roughness on inner mouth edge). L #1519 Great whittle. Fine condition. $200-400

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76. Early Wine Bottle, probably England, 1840-1860. Squat globular form, deep olive green, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8 inches, dia. 4 1/4 inches; (1/8 inch open bubble on base, superficial wear at mid body). Similar in form and construction to RD pg. 144, fig. T Early and unusual. Fine condition. $350-700

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77. “Jalapa Pulv.” Painted Label Apothecary Storage Jar, probably England, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, blown in a three piece mold, deep olive amber with gold, black and red painted label, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 inches; (tin cap has paint loss and light pitting, minor loss to painted label). Retains black painted tin cap. Extremely crude and bubbly with great “eye appeal”. Fine condition. $400-800

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78. Sunburst Scent Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Shield form with sunburst pattern, emerald green with profuse amethyst striations, ground mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 11/16 inches; (shallow 1/16 inch to 1/8 inch manufacturer’s flakes from mouth, shallow 1/8 inch flake from tip of shoulder, thin layer of glass adhered to side near base). Similar to MW plate 105, #5 Rare and beautiful color. Good mold impression. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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79. Pair Of Blown Three Mold Wine Glasses, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Conical bowl with applied medial button-knopf stem and foot, colorless, tooled rims - pontil scars, ht. 3 3/4 inches and 4 1/8 inches. GII-19, McK plate 106, #6 Nicely done hand tooling on these pieces. Fine condition. $300-600 80. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Bulbous form, medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch flake from a bulls-eye edge). GIII-16 Crisp mold impression. Great form. Fine condition. $400-800

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81. “Gibb’s / Bone Liniment” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Hexagonal, medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - tubular pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches; (dip in lip has possibly been polished). AAM pg. 188 Very crude applied top. Great overall condition. $1,000-2,000

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82. “Moriarity & Carroll / Registered / Waterbury, Conn” Hutchinson Soda Bottle, America, 1880-1900. Cylindrical, bright yellow amber, tooled round collared mouth - smooth base embossed “H.W.P. / 41”, ht. 7 3/8 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining wear and scratches). Bright color. Strong embossing. $200-400

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83. Eagle And “Pittsburgh / Pa” - Eagle Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Brilliant yellowish green, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (lightly professionally cleaned). GII-105 Beautiful and bright color. Fine condition. $300-600

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84. Eagle - Grapes Historical Flask, probably Coffin & Hay Manufactory, Hammonton, New Jersey, 1836-1847. Light bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light interior haze). GII-56 A strongly embossed and attractive flask. Fine condition. Listed as rare. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $300-600

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85. “Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, rich strawberry puce, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (two 3/8 inch flakes from mouth have resin repairs). R/H #B-171 Great color. Attractive whittled texture. $250-500

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86. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Medium yellow olive, heavy outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 3/8 inches; (minor scattered exterior wear). Attractive form and mouth treatment. Fine condition. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $300-600

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87. Pattern Molded Glass Hat Whimsey, 16 vertical ribs, Midwest America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical top hat form, light blue green, tooled flared brim - pontil scar, ht. 3 1/8 inches, brim dia. 4 1/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to GW plate 17, top right Rare with ribbed pattern. Bright color. Fine condition. Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $400-800

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88. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24 vertical ribs, probably Midwest America, 1820-1840. Brilliant golden amber with a decidedly yellow tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 98, #4 A beautiful and delicate flask. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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89. “New Eng. Glass Bottle Co.” Base Embossed Bottle, New England Glass Bottle Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1827-1845. Cylindrical, three piece mold, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8 inches, base dia. 3 inches; (overall light wear, two 1/8 inch flakes from below mouth ring). Similar to KW pg. 190, fig. 147 A rare New England bottle. Attractive glass crudity. $400-800

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90. Two Medicine Bottles, “Curtis & Perkins’ / Cramp & / Pain Killer / Bangor Me” and “Dr Bell’s / British Liniment / S.M. Shaw & Co / Alfred ME U.S.A.”, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical and square, aquamarine, inward rolled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 4 1/2 inches and 6 inches. AAM pg. 125 and 50 Two scarce pontiled Maine medicine bottles. Fine condition. $400-800

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91. “Doctor / Fisch’s Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a fish, medium amber, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 1/2 inches; (two 1/4 inch shallow open bubbles on and near embossing). R/H #F-44 Nice bright color. Good glass character and whittle. $250-500

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92. Pattern Molded Decanter, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Pillar molded inverted cone form with eight vertical ribs and heavy ring at mid body, bright amethyst, heavy tooled flared mouth - polished pontil scar, ht. 11 inches; (minor wear at base points, 1/16 inch surface bruise on mouth). Similar in form and construction to PG plate 183 Beautiful bright color. Attractive form and impressive size. $500-1,000

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93. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “T.W. Dyott, M.D.” And Bust Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Pale aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (very light exterior high point wear). GI-94 Excellent mold impression. Fine condition. Purchased from George S. McKearin for $25.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $200-400

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94. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24 ribs swirled to the left, probably Midwest America, 1820-1840. Medium yellowish amber, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 5 1/8 inches; (light scattered exterior wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 98, #4 Well defined pattern. Nice bright color. Fine condition. $400-800

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95. Umbrella Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal, medium olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 5/8 inches. Similar to C #180 Beautiful color. Fine condition. $200-400 96. “Washington / Spring / Saratoga / N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (1/16 inch bruise on base edge, light exterior wear marks). T #S-64B Listed as scarce. $250-500

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97. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium apricot puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (two shallow 1/8 inch flakes from mouth, 3/4 inch area of mold seam roughness near base). R/H #O-46 Fantastic color. Beautiful swirled texture to glass. $400-800

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98. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 16 ribs swirled to the right, probably Germany, 1790-1830. Pale bluish green, mouth retains original threaded pewter closure - pontil scar, ht. with pewter cap 5 1/8 inches; (light interior stain, light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 98, #6 Attractive form and color. Fine condition. $400-800

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99. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Light olive green, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/4 inches; (1/4 inch by 3/8 inch bubble near base is missing its cover glass). Scarce in this smaller size. Beautiful light color. $300-600

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100. Two Fruit Jars, “John M Moore & Co / Manufacturers / Fislerville N.J. / Patented Dec. 3d 1861” and “F. & J. Bodine / Philada.”, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied heavy collared mouth and ground mouth - smooth bases, quart and half gallon. L #2205 and #474 Moore jar retains lugged glass lid and iron yoke clamp with thumbscrew. Bodine jar retains tin closure. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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101. Monument And “Baltimore” - Ear Of Corn And “Corn For The World” Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1880. Light cornflower blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (moderate interior stain). GVI-4 Beautiful color. Large and attractive. Purchased from George S. McKearin for $30.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $300-600

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102. Horse And Cart Historical Flask, possibly Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1830-1844. Olive green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (exterior high point wear). GV-7 Crude and bubbly. Fine condition. Rare. Purchased from George S. McKearin, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $500-1,000

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103. Blown Three Mold Handled Mug, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Straight sided mug with solid applied handle, colorless, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches. GII-18 No handle attachment problems as is usual for these items. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $400-800

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104. “Liquid / Opodeldoc” Medicine Bottle, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 18201840. Cylindrical, medium olive amber, tooled flared mouth pontil scar, ht. 4 3/8 inches; (flared lip has been replaced, 1/4 inch fissure in mouth, 3/8 inch fissure in neck). AAM pg. 319 A common bottle in an extremely rare color. Ex Brian Conant collection, Evelyn & Clark Roberge collection. $1,000-2,000

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105. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Scarce in this smaller size. Well defined pattern. Fine condition. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $ 800-1,600

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106. “Dr. Wheeler’s / Tonic / Sherry Wine Bitters / Established / 1849 (Inside Shield) / Boston” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with roped corners, light sea green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (washable interior and exterior residue, shallow 1/16 inch open bubble below “Bitters”). R/H #W-87 Attractive roped corners. Fine condition. Rare. $2,000-4,000

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107. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, slightly over two quarts, ht. 11 1/8 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). GIX-29 Impressive large size. Fine condition. Rare. Purchased from Sam Laidacker for $70.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $1,000-2,000

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108. “John. H. Gardner & Son / Sharon Springs / N.Y.” - “Sharon / Sulphur / Water” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (3/8 inch chip under lower collar). T #N-32 Many small bubbles. Listed as scarce. $300-600

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109. Pattern Molded Spirits Bottle, ribbed and swirled to the right, probably Germany, 1780-1810. Flattened teardrop form, brilliant orange amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (scattered light exterior wear). Great form. Beautiful color. Fine condition. Rare. $750-1,500

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110. Pressed Glass Open Work Fruit Basket On Foot, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1855. Cylindrical bowl with hexagonal base, two piece construction, colorless, ht. 8 1/4 inches, dia. 8 1/4 inches; (5/8 inch by 1 1/4 inch chip from top of base panel edge). Similar to B/K #1126 and AP plate #209 Extremely rare. Beautiful and delicate. $500-1,000

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111. Blown Three Mold Salt Cellar, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Squat form with a flared rim, brilliant cobalt blue, tooled bulbous rim - pontil scar, ht. 1 5/8 inches, dia. 2 1/2 inches. GIII-26 Great bright color. Unusual form. Fine condition. $500-1,000 112. “Granite / Glass / Co” - “Stoddard / NH” Lettered Flask, Granite Glass Company, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Medium olive amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GXV-7 A clean and strongly embossed example. Fine condition. $400-800

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113. “ST / Drakes / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Tall square log cabin form, six logs, medium copper peach, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches; (some light wear around roof edges). R/H #D-105 Beautiful and unusual color. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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114. “Dr Townsend’s / Sarsaparilla / New. York.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Square with beveled corners, medium bluish green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (potstone on the “Townsend’s” panel has three 1/8 inch legs, light exterior wear). Similar to D #206 Good color. Strong embossing. $300-600

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115. Blown Three Mold Hat Whimsey, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Tall top hat form, bright cobalt blue, tooled and inward folded brim - pontil scar, ht. 2 5/8 inches, brim dia. 2 1/2 inches. GIV-1 Great swirled surface texture. Rare. Fine condition. $400-800

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116. “Lafayette” And Bust - Masonic Arch And Emblems Portrait Flask, Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1824-1825. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - open pontil scar and iron pontil scar, half pint; (1/2 inch fissure on medial rib, 2 inch fissure on body). GI-89 Unusual double pontil scar on base. Beautiful color. Very rare. Purchased from George S. McKearin, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $800-1,600

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117. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “J.K. / B.” Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 18151830. Brilliant greenish aquamarine, unusual tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from side of mouth, shallow 3/16 inch flake from shoulder, weakened impression in shoulders). GIV-3 Attractive and unusual mouth treatment. A crudely formed flask with misshapen shoulders. Ex Harry Hall White collection, purchased at Marshall Field, Chicago, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $600-1,200

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118. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium amber, applied square collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (light interior haze, manufacturer’s crazing in neck). R/H #O-46 Rare with pontil scar. Strong embossing. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000 119. Early Telegraph Type Insulator, embossed “Patent” both vertically and horizontally, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1850-1872. Octagonal cone form with bulbous neck ring and 119 molded screw tip, deep olive green, sheared mouth - smooth base, lgth. 5 5/8 inches; (1/8 inch open bubble after “Patent”). KW pg. 158 A rare and unusual product from the Willington Glass Works. Beautiful color. $1,000-2,000 120. Art Glass Vase, Mt. Washington Glass Company, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1878-1880. Lava glass, cylindrical bulbous form with long neck, black glass with pink, blue, green and white decorations, tooled flared mouth - polished pontil scar, ht. 5 1/8 inches; (1/8 inch pink decoration splotch is missing its cover glass). Similar to MtW1 pg. 117, fig. 6-13 Attractive and rare. $400-800 Page 20 | Auction 110

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121. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Cap Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Medium yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (heavy exterior high point wear, several minor flakes from mouth edge). GI-85 An attractive and popular flask. Purchased from George S. McKearin for $25.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $400-800

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122. “Casper’s Whiskey / Made By Honest / North / Carolina People” Fancy Whiskey Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Cylindrical with fluted shoulders, cobalt blue, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 12 inches; (shallow 1/4 inch flake from top edge of mouth). Beautiful color. Not a dug or cleaned bottle. $300-600

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123. “Prices / Patent / Candle / Company / Limited / (Diamond Motif)” Medicine Bottle, probably England, 1840-1860. Rectangular wedge shape with beveled corners, light sapphire blue, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining wear and imperfections). Rare light color. Attractive form. $150-300

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124. “Brown’s / Celebrated / Indian Herb Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of an Indian maiden, bright yellowish amber, inward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 inches; (light interior content stain, 1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). R/H #B-223 Beautiful form and color. Fine condition. $350-700

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125. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Brilliant olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW color plate IV, #4 Beautiful light color. Great form. Fine condition. Ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $1,000-2,000

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126. “Cram’s / Vegetable / Hair-Tonic. / Boston” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners, colorless, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. with stopper 7 5/8 inches; (1/8 inch flake from shoulder corner). PME pg. 94 An extremely rare flint glass medicine bottle. $350-700

127. Blown Three Mold Salt Cellar, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Drawn bowl with tooled galleried rim, deep cobalt blue with a strong amethyst hue, tooled rim 127 pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8 inches, dia. 2 3/4 inches. Probably GIII-6 Unusual and rare form. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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128. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from mouth interior). GV-3 Strongly embossed. Good color. Ex Maclay collection, purchased from Sam Laidacker for $27.00, ex Merritt Vanderbilt collection, Clarissa Vanderbilt Dundon collection. $300-600

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129. “ST / Drakes / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Tall square log cabin form, six logs, medium raspberry puce, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches; (1/2 inch bruise on mouth interior). R/H #D-106 Attractive large and small bubbles. Outstanding color. $250-500

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130. Eagle And “Pittsburgh / PA” - Eagle Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Medium olive green, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (minor exterior high point wear, 1/4 inch by 3/8 inch chip from base edge). GII-101 Fantastic color. A beautiful flask. Ex David Beadle collection. $350-700

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131. Blown Three Mold Hat Whimsey, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Tri-corn hat form, colorless, tooled flared brim - pontil scar, ht. 1 3/8 inches, brim dia. 3 1/2 inches. GII-18 Very strong mold impression. Rare form. Fine condition. $400-800

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132. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 32 ribs, probably Midwest America, 1800-1830. Bright sea green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch by 1/4 inch flake from top of mouth). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 89, #4 Strong mold impression. Beautiful light color. $600-1,200

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133. “Hall’s / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright, light yellow amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (1/16 inch shallow flake from mouth). R/H #H-10 Beautiful bright color. $250-500

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134. Eagle - “Willington / Glass / Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium olive green, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GII-63 Good strong embossing. Numerous small bubbles. Fine condition. $250-500

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135. Blown Three Mold Hat Whimsey, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Tall top hat form, cobalt blue with multicolor iridescent patina, tooled and inward folded flared brim - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/16 inches, brim dia. 2 1/4 inches. GIII-6 Outstanding exterior “Carnival glass” patina. Great form. Fine condition. $500-1,000 136. “A. Stone & Co / Philada” Fruit Jar, hollow center stopper marked: “A.Stone & Co / 3 / Philada”, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied heavy collared mouth with internal screw threads smooth base, quart; (professionally cleaned, minor roughness on mouth ring, stopper has numerous manufacturer’s chips, potstone near base has 1/4 inch bruise and two 1/8 inch legs). L #2748 Early and scarce. $600-1,200

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137. Blown And Pressed Hobnail Lamp, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1850-1870. Pineapple form with hexagonal base, two piece construction, blown font attached to pressed base with wafer, colorless, threaded brass collar - smooth base, ht. 8 7/8 inches; (one hobnail has 1/8 inch flake, base edges have multiple areas of roughness). B/K #2166 Attractive form. Fine condition. $300-600

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138. Art Glass Bowl, America, Tiffany Furnaces, circa 1900. Octagonal, orange glass with golden iridescent highlights, tooled flared rim - polished pontil scar, base marked “L.T.C.”, ht. 2 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 4 5/8 inches. Beautiful colors. Fine condition. $250-500

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139. “A. Stone & Co.. / Philada..” Fruit Jar, hollow center stopper marked: “A.Stone & Co / 3 / Philada”, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied heavy collared mouth with interior lugs - smooth base, approximately a quart; (lugged stopper has several manufacturer’s chips). L #2750-2 Great whittled appearance. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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140. “A.G.S. & Co. / 4 / Patented / April 5, 1898” Base Embossed Milk Bottle, embossed slug plate, America, 1880-1900. Cylindrical, bright yellowish amber, tooled mouth - smooth base, quart; (very light surface rust on tin handle and closure). Retains original tin handle and closure reading, “A.G. Smalley & Co. Full Measure.” Beautiful color. Fine condition. Rare. $1,000-2,000 141. Two Pressed Glass Table Items, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1850-1870. Hexagonal open salt and hexagonal cologne bottle with stopper , amethyst and canary yellow, tooled rim and tooled mouth - smooth base and ground pontil scar, ht. 2 13/16 inches and 6 1/2 inches; (amethyst salt has minor chips 141 around mouth edge and base edges, cologne has 1/4 inch bruise on a panel edge and two 1/8 inch base edge flakes, stopper has 1/8 inch chip and roughness at base). B/K #3101 Both cologne and stopper are etched “18”. Nice colors. $250-500

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142. Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask, Lorenz and Wightman Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 18601870. Medium yellow amber, applied square collared mouth smooth base embossed “L & W”, pint; (light exterior high point wear, two 1/16 inch open bubbles on medial rib, light content residue in base corner). GXII-18 Good mold impression. Good color. $300-600

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143. Pressed Glass Covered Hen Dish, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1850-1870. Nesting hen form cover on oval basket base, clam broth, smooth base, ht. 5 1/2 inches, lgth. 7 3/4 inches; (tip of beak broken, roughness to comb, base has 1 inch crack on bottom edge, hen has 1/2 inch cooling fissure at neck base). B/K #3253 Unlisted in this color. Rare. $300-600

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144. Freeblown Globular Bottle, probably England, 18001830. Squat globular form, deep olive green, applied collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 10 1/4 inches, dia. 9 inches; (partial remnants of painted gold label, 1/8 inch open bubble at mid body, light exterior wear and scratching). Unusual wide neck and mouth. Fine condition. $300-600 You can now bid online at www.hecklerauction.com

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145. Art Glass Shallow Bowl, America, Tiffany Furnaces, circa 1900. Octagonal, orange glass with multicolor surface, tooled flared rim polished pontil scar, ht. 1 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 6 inches. Sticker on base reads “Tiffany / Favrile Glass / Registered / Trade Mark”. Wonderful iridescent qualities. Fine condition. $250-500

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146. “Union” And Clasped Hands - Eagle And “Pittsburgh” Historical Flask, A. & D.H. Chambers Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Light green with yellow striations, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (professionally cleaned with remaining light wear, 1/16 inch flake from mouth). GXII-27 Strong mold impression. Listed as scarce. $200-400

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147. Freeblown Glass Hat Whimsey, America, 1820-1840. Cylindrical top hat form, medium olive green, tooled flared brim - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8 inches, brim dia. 2 7/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to GW color plate 15, top left Unusual texture on upper brim. Great form. Fine condition. Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600

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148. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium yellowish amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (potstone at the base of the neck has a surface bruise and two 1/16 inch legs). GII-61 A beautiful flask with many bubbles, attractive whittle and a strong mold impression. $300-600

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149. Blown And Cut Glass Celery Stand, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Cylindrical vase form, blown bowl cut in the strawberry diamond and fan pattern joined by a short heavy stem with medial angular knop to a heavy circular foot, colorless, tooled rim cut in the rounded scallop pattern - base cut in the rayed pattern, ht. 7 9/16 inches; (1/16 inch shallow flake from ring at mid body). Similar in form and construction to American Glass 1760-1930, Vol. I, The Toledo Museum Of Art, #191 Highly decorated and early. $300-600

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150. “Congress & Empire Spring Co. / Columbian / Water / Saratoga, N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, medium emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (minor exterior wear). T #S-15B Good color. Fine condition. Rare. $500-1,000

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151. “Harrison’s / Columbian / Ink” Bottle, America, 18401860. Octagonal, medium sapphire blue, inward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches; (1/4 inch chip from mouth edge). Similar to C #531 Beautiful color. Appealing form. $300-600 152. “Cunningham & Co Pittsburgh Pa” Base Embossed Fruit Jar, Cunningham and Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1850-1860. Cylindrical, four piece mold construction, aquamarine, applied round collared mouth smooth base, ht. 7 5/8 inches. Probably L #722 Fine condition. $150-300

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153. Two Pattern Molded Globular Bottles, 24 ribs swirled to the right, Midwest America, 1820-1840. Globular, brilliant deep aquamarine, outward rolled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 8 1/4 inches; (one example has light interior haze, both have minor exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW color plate V, #1 Strong mold impressions. Good rich colors. Fine condition. $400-800

154. Blown Three Mold Handled Pitcher, America, 18401860. Hexagonal with star and punty design with applied solid handle, medium cobalt blue, tooled mouth with tin closure and spout - smooth base, ht. 8 inches; (4 inch crack at lower handle attachment). Beautiful color. An attractive piece of blown tableware. Rare. $200-400

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155. Early Freeblown Lamp, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1830. Globular font with knopf and button stem attached to a freeblown saucer base, colorless, tooled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (potstone in saucer rim has 3/4 inch crack). Similar in form and construction to B/K Vol.2 #204 and #206 Early and attractive form. Scarce. $200-400

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156. “Zingari / Bitters. / F. Rahter.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 18601880. Cylindrical form with lady’s leg neck, golden amber with a root beer tone, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 3/4 inches; (some content residue exists, 1/8 inch area of roughness on mouth edge, 1 1/4 inch area of mold seam roughness on shoulder). R/H #Z-4 Bottle retains about 90% of original label. Fine condition. $250-500

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157. “Griffith Hyatt & Co. / Baltimore” Handled Whiskey Jug, probably a Baltimore glasshouse, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Bulbous form with flattened label panels and applied handle, brilliant yellow amber with a strong topaz tone, applied square collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar to H #493 Beautiful bright color. A wonderful example with a strong whittled texture. Fine condition. $500-1,000 158. “A.Stone & Co.. / Philada..” Fruit Jar, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied heavy collared mouth with depressed wax seal groove - smooth base, approximately a quart. L #2744 A good early jar with many bubbles. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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159. Art Glass Bowl, America, Tiffany Furnaces, circa 1900. Cylindrical with wide flaring rim, blue glass bowl with applied yellow amber base, tooled flared rim - polished pontil base marked “ L.C. Tiffany / Favrile / IT2133”, ht. 3 inches, dia. 9 3/4 inches. Beautiful iridescent qualities. Fine condition. $400-800

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160. Tall Umbrella Master Ink Bottle, probably England, 1840-1860. Octagonal, medium moss green, tooled flared mouth with pour spout - pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches; (three 1/8 inch flakes from base edge, pieces of glass adhered to side appear to have come from same panel). Similar in form and construction to C #933 Unusual form. Great color. Rare. $400-800 You can now bid online at www.hecklerauction.com

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Norman C. Heckler & Company Select Auction 110: Fine Bottles, Glass & More  

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