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The 'Winter Blues' Auction

Auction # 114

Auction Ended: February 20th, 2017 at 10 PM EST

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1. “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD’A / THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-37), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, dark burgundy wine color quart, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth.

A 1/2” by 1/4” burst bubble is on the side of the lip. Also a flat 3/16” in diameter chip/bruise is on the edge of the base. Rarely seen in this color.

 
12 $ 750
 

2. “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD’A / THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-38), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, dark olive green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A 3/8” by 3/16” chip is off the edge of the base on the Taylor side.

 
4 $ 425
 

3. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-39), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, medium pink color quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A 1/2” by 1/4” chip is off the side of the lip. Also the impression is somewhat weak. Wild unbelievable, and probably unique color, unlisted for this mold. Forget the flaws, it’s the color here that counts! Ex. Charles Gardner and Ed Blaske Collections.

 
46 $ 3,250
 

4. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-40), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, deep cobalt blue pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A 3/4” by 3/8” pontil chip is off the edge of the base. A 3/16” in diameter chip is also off the edge. Deep vivid blue color that looks great in any lighting. Sometimes you have to ignore the flaws and take in the beauty of the color! Ex. Sam Taylor Collection, #112.

 
3 $ 1,500
 

5. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON” - “I HAVE ENDEAVORED TO DO MY DUTY” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-44), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, light yellowish green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Nice example, bright clean slightly pebbled glass, a very bold impression and no trace of wear.

 
14 $ 550
 

6. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON” - “I HAVE ENDEAVORED TO DO MY DUTY” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-44), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, medium yellowish grass green pint, open pontil has an in making chip, sheared and tooled lip.

About perfect. Fine example, great impression and no trace of wear.

 
27 $ 1,000
 

7. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - (reverse is plain), (GI-47), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, medium blue green quart, open pontil, applied ring mouth.

A 3/8” by 1/4” gouge type blemish is on a medial rib at the shoulder. This type of flaw occurred when a small part of the flask remains in the mold after being removed.

 
11 $ 220
 

8. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-51), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, dark olive amber quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A 1/4” in diameter ‘bruise’ is on the inside edge of the lip. Yes, its dark, but that's its appeal, rarely seen in this color! Ex. Ed Blaske Collection, #135.

 
13 $ 500
 

9. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-51), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, yellow olive quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A 1/2” by 1/4” chip is off the edge of the base. Some high point wear and a sizable internal open bubble is located near a medial rib. Deep vivid color and the mentioned flaws sound worse than they are.

 
17 $ 750
 

10. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-51), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, light to medium blue green color quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A very faint 3/8” long stress crack is located on a side above the base, otherwise perfect. Crude pebbly glass plenty of air bubbles and impurities throughout, bold impression.

 
8 $ 275
 

11. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-54), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, medium light to medium teal blue color quart, pontil scarred base, applied ‘top hat’ mouth.

A clean, 5/8” by 1/3” in making pontil chip is off the edge of the base. Wild color, great impression and almost no wear.

 
1 $ 400
 

12. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-55), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, light to medium green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A 1/4” by 3/16” ‘U’ shaped chip is off the outer edge of the lip. Ex. Alberta Rodgers Patterson Collection, #212.

 
9 $ 275
 

13. “BENJAMIN FRANKLIN” / BUST OF FRANKLIN - “WHERE LIBERTY DWELLS - THERE IS MY COUNTRY” - “T.W. DYOTT, M.D.” / BUST OF DYOTT - “KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS, PHILADELPHIA”, (GI-94), Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, ca. 1825 - 1835, dark olive amber (black) pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some high point wear exists, but no damage. Crude pebbly glass, bold impression! We know of only one other example in this coloration!

 
10 $ 5,500
 

14. BUST OF LIBERTY / "KENSINGTON" - AMERICA EAGLE / "UNION CO.", (GI-117), Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1830 - 1840, aqua pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

A shallow, possibly in making, chip is off the top edge of the lip. Also some slight external haze on the Liberty side. From 1829 to 1837 the Philadelphia mint produced silver coins with the likeness of the ‘Bust of Liberty’ on one side and an ‘American Eagle’ on the other.

 
4 $ 425
 

15. EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA, (GII-11), Pittsburgh District Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1825 - 1840, medium lime green half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A potstone located on the Eagle side of the flask below the embossed circle has an in making 1/2” long cooling crack traveling across it. Extremely rare and having no auction record in this color! Pittsburgh ‘beaded side’ flasks in colors are among the most desirable and sought after of all historical flasks! Very few are ever offered for sale and when they are they always command a strong price!

 
10 $ 3,000
 

16. EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA, (GII-11), Pittsburgh District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1825 - 1840, bluish aqua half-pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

Good example, deep rich color, bold impression and only some slight wear on the eagle side.

 
9 $ 350
 

17. EAGLE - “COFFIN & HAY. / HAMMONTON”, (GII-51), Coffin & Hay Glass Works, Hammonton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some slight inside haze, otherwise perfect. This is the rare variant that lacks the embossed stag. Ex. Judge Blaske Collection, #369.

 
23 $ 2,500
 

18. EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA, (GII-69), Pittsburgh District Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1830 - 1840, bluish aqua half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Pristine perfect condition, great impression and lacking any trace of wear. Note the area of olive green coloration in the neck. A nice touch to an already impressive flask!

 
18 $ 800
 

19. EAGLE - EAGLE, (similar to GII-91), probably Pittsburgh District, ca. 1855 - 1865, ice blue quart, red iron pontil, applied ring mouth.

A tiny chip is off the top edge of the lip. This is an unlisted variant as no trace of feathers can be seen in any of the four wings.

 
3 $ 90
 

20. CORNUCOPIA - URN, (GIII-14a), Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, ca. 1835 - 1845, medium teal blue half-pint, open pontil, sheared and inward rolled lip.

Perfect condition, crude pebbly glass. This is the scarce variant that has an embossed circle in the urn’s fruit.

 
9 $ 500
 

21. EAGLE - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-10a), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1815 - 1835, deep bluish aqua quart, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

A tiny flake is off the medial rib at the base, otherwise about perfect. Great impression, deep color!

 
16 $ 800
 

22. “SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD” - LOCOMOTIVE - (reverse side is the same), (GV-1), Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, ca. 1835 - 1845, medium blue green pint, tubular open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some moderate high point wear, otherwise perfect. Normally found in aqua, but occurs in a number of attractive colors, this being one of them.

 
20 $ 4,500
 

23. “SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD” / HORSE PULLING A CART - (reverse is the same), (GV-5), Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Saratoga, New York, ca. 1825 - 1835, Forrest green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Fine example, crude pebbly glass and full of seed bubbles. A slight indentation on a mold seam was probably created by an arrant glass house tool. Plenty of air bubbles, pure green color. A classic Mt. Vernon railroad flask!

 
19 $ 1,500
 

24. “FELLS” / SLOOP / “POINT” - MONUMENT / “BALTO.”, (GVI-2), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore. Maryland, ca. 1835 - 1845, light to medium topaz color half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some high point wear exists, mostly on the sloop. Also the lettering is extremely weak, most not being visible. Rare and unusual color and the weak impression is very common for this mold.

 
15 $ 1,600
 

25. “CORN FOR THE WORLD” / EAR OF CORN - MONUMENT / “BALTIMORE”, (GVI-4), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium copper puce color quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Several paper thin open surface bubbles exist mostly near a medial rib. Nice flask, desirable color!

 
1 $ 1,000
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