Jeffrey Evans taps longtime collections for May 20 sale

Jeffrey Evans taps longtime collections

A sample of a large selection of all types of early glass and lighting. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will conduct their 21st annual spring auction of 18th & 19th century glass and lighting on May 20 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

The sale will feature part one of the collection of the late Alexander Hierholzer (Holt) and Harry Saunders, Philadelphia; the Duane Sand collection, Eureka Springs, Arkansas; the cup plate collection of the late Dolores J. Bowler, Ayer, Massachusetts; the collection of Lynne and the late Philip Blaker, Austin, Texas; material from the Thomas Bredehoft collection, St. Louisville, Ohio; and the Harold Smalley collection, Osterville, Massachusetts; property of the Russell and Doris Evitt estate collection, Jackson, California; and material deaccessioned from a private institution to benefit its conservation and acquisitions fund.

Jeffrey Evans taps longtime collections

From a large collection of 18th and 19th century wine glasses. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

The auction will comprise free-blown and pattern-molded glass including lily-pad decorated and Midwestern examples; pillar-molded wares including many rare colored examples; a fine collection of colored pressed flint glass including many rare vases and candlesticks; lighting devices from the whale oil, fluid and early kerosene periods including fine cut overlay examples; pressed lacy-period glass including open salts and rare colored pieces; an extensive collection of over 1,000 cup plates; rare colored flint Early American Patter Glass; blown and pressed children’s toy glass; a fine collection of 18th century European drinking vessels including many air- and opaque-twist stem wine glasses; other European glass including cut overlay and Bohemian drinking vessels.

Jeffrey Evans taps longtime collections

Many colored flint glass vases. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Jeffrey S. Evans, the firm’s president and senior auctioneer commented, “As always our cataloging for this auction will be very detailed including a full condition report and provenance for each lot, plus professional photos. In addition we will be offering private online previews with our specialists and posting virtual tours of the collections and specific lots. We are doing everything possible to make our customers feel comfortable bidding in the current atmosphere.”

Jeffrey Evans taps longtime collections

Sample of rare pressed lacy-period glass. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

For details contact Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates at or 540-434-3939.

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