THREE FACE / DUNCAN NO. 400 (OMN) HOLLOW-STEM CHAMPAGNE, colorless and frosted. Geo. Duncan & Sons, Pittsburgh, PA. 1878-1886. 4" H, 3 1/2" D rim.
Undamaged. Having a minute imperfection to the tip of one nose, as made.
Literature: Antiques Magazine - American Glass, pp. 162-165 reprints Ruth Webb Lee's article "Rarities in American Glass" from the March 1935 issue of The Magazine Antiques, illus. fig. 6, text p. 164 "if you have any doubts about the rarity of the hollow stem types, just try to find them today (1935)".
Provenance: From the estate collection of William A. Litle, Garden Grove, CA._x000D_
Jeffrey S. Evans (T/A GVA), 9/27/03, lot 881.