202: FREE-BLOWN AND GAUFFERED SMOKE BELLS, LOT OF TWO
FREE-BLOWN AND GAUFFERED SMOKE BELLS, LOT OF TWO, comprising an opal example with applied blue threading, metal cap and brass ring hanger; and an opaque white example with applied starch blue rim and glass ring hanger. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. Second half 19th century. 4 3/8" HOA, 4" D base and 4 3/4" HOA, 4 1/2" D base.
Literature: Parallels B & K II, fig. 2457.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Undamaged, opal example with some minute wear.