Milk glass to be highlight of Jeffrey Evans event Sept. 28-29

Milk glass

From a large selection of figural milk glass including the extremely rare The Family table set – Bettinghaus collection. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – Early American Pattern Glass and other 19th-century American glass will be the focus of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ fall glass extravaganza to be held September 28, and 29. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Featured will be the collections of the late Cay Bettinghaus of Lakewood, Colorado; Jean L. and the late Carl F. Gortzig, Ithaca, New York; the late Jerry Winfrey, Smithville, Tennessee; selections from the William and Mary Jane Lightner collection, Petersburg, Pennsylvania; and a Cape Cod private collection.

Milk glass

Rare Black Americana theme milk glass – Bettinghaus collection. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

The event will kick off on Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. Eastern with over 5,000 pieces of EAPG of all types to be sold by table and box lots including collections of spooners and celery vases, quantities of flint and nonflint goblets, other drinking vessels, pattern collections, glass baskets, Degenhart novelties and more.

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Collection of flint and non-flint EAPG goblets including rare Harp and Sandwich Vine examples. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Two cataloged sessions will be held on Sept. 28 beginning at 1 p.m. and September 29 starting at 9:30 a.m. Over 1,200 cataloged lots will be sold over the two days.

Session 1 will comprise the outstanding Bettinghaus milk glass collection which includes many great rarities and hard to find items; and part three of the Sisson collection of Degenhart glass novelties.

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Many historical milk glass articles including busts – Bettinghaus collection. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Session 2 highlights include flint EAPG including collections of Lattice & Ovals, Frosted Roman Key, Waffle & Thumbprint, and Ribbed Ivy; goblets including many rare examples, fluid lamps and historical; nonflint including many animal patterns, rare goblets, U.S. Coin and other historical patterns, and a collection of Chrysanthemum Leaf, Greentown and Millersburg.

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Bakewell Argus/Early Thumbprint including the rare, largest-size spherical covered compote in outstanding condition. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Company president Jeffrey S. Evans commented, “Since 1995, our fall glass event has been a major gathering of glass lovers from across the United States and Canada. As in years past, we are hosting a special Eastern Regional meeting of the Early American Pattern Glass Society in conjunction with the auction.”

For details email or call 540-434-3939.