3 centuries of glass going into Jeffrey S. Evans auction Jan. 26-27
MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ annual winter glass and lighting auction on Jan. 26-27 will offer an important and varied selection of American and European wares from the 18th to 20th century in two sessions. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Session one will commence at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time on Jan. 26 and will include nearly 700 lots of 18th- 19th-century glass and lighting featuring the collections of David and Janet Anderson of Sargentville, Maine, Fraser and Lynda Reid of Exeter, New Hampshire, Ernest and Dorothy Schatz of Osterville, Massachusetts, and Lois Dambach Forbush and Bliss Forbush Jr. of East Haven, Connecticut.
This session with consist of a fine selection of 19th-century American free-blown, pattern-molded, and pillar-molded wares; early American pressed glass including colored vases and candlesticks, cup plates, salts and other lacy, lighting from the whale oil to early kerosene periods, Pittsburgh and other early cut glass, 18th-century English wine glasses, a varied selection of 18th- and 19th-century European glass including Bohemian, cologne bottles, antique paperweights and cut overlay.
Session two will be Saturday, Jan. 27, and will consist of more than 500 lots of 19th- and 20th-century glass and lighting featuring the collections of the Izzo family of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, Don Evans of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and others.
The session is highlighted by a fine collection of Durand art glass, many pieces published in Durand: The Man and His Glass by Edward Meschi. Other outstanding art glass includes Tiffany, Steuben, Mount Washington, Imperial, Loetz, Moser, a collection of more than 350 syrup pitchers, Victorian glass of all types including opalescent, miniature lamps including rare Honesdale and Stevens & Williams examples, opalescent kerosene lighting, cut glass including Dorflinger, paperweights and other studio glass.
The auctions will begin at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time both days.