Pair Of Pressed Three-Printie Block Vases, Medium P
PAIR OF PRESSED THREE-PRINTIE BLOCK VASES, medium plum amethyst, each with a gauffered six-flute rim, medium conical bowl, hexagonal stem and flared foot, single-piece construction. New England. 1850-1870. 9 5/8" high, 3 7/8" and 4 1/8" diameter rims, 4 1/4" diameter bases overall.
Reference: Elsholz, lot #1847, this being the actual pair.
McKearin Am. Glass, pl. 201, fig. 42.
Provenance: The Duff & Molly Allen Collection. Ellipse Antiques, Dennis, MA, 8/28/88. Richard A. Bourne Co., Inc., 11/18/87, lot #1847, $900. Ex-coll: William J. Elsholz (no label). Beaver Hat Antiques, 3/17/56
One undamaged with normal under-base mold roughness, the other with a chip and flake to upper base mold lines. The normal slight differences in the rim dimensions occurred during the gauffering process