Vintage lighting leading off Jeffrey Evans glass sale July 26-27


Sample of early kerosene lighting including rare Bennington flint enamel base (center). Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will conduct a two-day cataloged auction of 19th and 20th century glass and lighting on July 26 and 27 beginning at 9:30 a.m. both days. The sale will contain nearly 1,400 lots. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Friday’s lighting session will feature the collection of Eileen and the late Herb White, Prescott, Ariz.; part one of the Joe Cesarini estate collection, Ridgely, Md.; and selections from the Don Peterson collection, La Grange, Ill.


From a selection of miniature lamps. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

The sale consists of a wide array of lighting devices from the 1820s to 1920s including whale oil and fluid, early kerosene, fine Argands, student and parlor, fine hanging lamps, Victorian opalescent, miniature and junior banquet lamps, piano lamps, Aladdin lamps, smoke bells, fine shades, solar and other parts.


Large selection of Victorian opalescent lighting. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Session two will feature the second part the Marcia C. Shaffer collection, Medford, N.J.; the open salt collection of Catharine and Richard Hubbard, Eastville, Va.; and property deaccessioned by the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y., to benefit the collections fund.


From the Shaffer collection of studio and Murano glass. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

The catalog is filled with all types including opalescent, collection of toothpick holders, Amberina and Hobbs; European glass including collection of Moser, fancy stemware including Murano; a collection of studio glass including Charles Lotton, Patricia Davidson and Kosta Boda; 20th century glass including Fry Foval, Pairpoint, a collection of Fenton; collection of open salts including silver, lacy and other early pressed, later pressed glass, cut glass and ceramic; Early American Pattern Glass; American brilliant cut glass and more.


Large selection of Moser and other European glass. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

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