MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – The Sept. 28 auction of 18th and 19th century glass, including early American pattern glass, includes an enormous variety of fine historical and decorative glass objects. Highlights include rare blown three-mold glass, collections of whale oil and fluid lamps, as well as lacy salts, colored candlesticks, 18th century wine glasses, bottles and flasks. Internet live bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com.
Among the notable pressed glass offerings are items of flint EAPG including the Porter collection of Bellflower; nonflint EAPG including rare goblets and water pitchers, Holly Amber and other Greentown, and rare animal and historical. Victorian glass will include opalescent patterns, sugar shakers and toothpick holders.
The sale includes diverse properties from the collection of the late Hobart “Hobie” Porter of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; the collection of Jessie and the late Eugene Long of Broadway, Va.; rarities from the Rudolph Evers estate collection of Bridgewater, Va.; selections from the Betty Jane Renn estate collection of Sunbury, Pa.; as well as private collections from Vermont, New York, North Carolina and Washington state. The auction also includes the second half of the collection of the late Lillian “Lil” and Walter “Bud” Marchant and the stock of Lil-Bud Antiques of Cape Cod, Mass.
Several objects in the sale have distinctive provenances including items previously owned by William J. Elsholz, Frank Jedlicka, Don and Pam Levine, Paul and Gladys Richards, Judy Cronin and Maude Feld.
The week of the sale, the annual East Coast regional convention of the Early American Pattern Glass Society will be held in nearby Harrisonburg, Va., from Sept. 25-28. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will hold a special EAPG auction session Sept. 26, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern, of uncataloged tray and table lots of more than 1,000 pieces of EAPG.
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