Important Catalogued Auction of
18th & 19th Century Glass & Lighting
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. ET
Featuring the 50-year collection of the late Lois Hirschmann of Marion, MA, being sold to benefit the Sandwich Glass Museum’s Endowment Fund including many pieces acquired from notable collections such as William Elsholz, the Richards, Ruth Wakefield, &c. To be followed by the second half of the late Dr. E. R. Eller collection, former curator at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, a New Jersey estate collection formed in the 1940s and packed away for 40+ years, the collection of Pamela H. Christoffel, lighting from the collection of Sam & Sara Sampson, plus others. This promises to be one of the most important auctions of early glass and lighting held in the past decade.
Highlights include more than 50 colored vases; 100+ colored candlesticks; over 75 whale oil/fluid lamps; early kerosene lighting including 25+ cut overlays; rare colored flint compotes; a large collection of pressed lacy including 125+ open salts and 150 cup plates; a large selection of children’s toy dishes; cologne bottles; paperweights; important blown glass; historical flasks; English/Irish cut glass; plus much more. See our website for additional details and preview photos. The full catalogue will be posted around May 12.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates
Specialists in glass, lighting and ceramics from the 17th to 20th centuries, Southern decorative arts, Americana, and fine antiques of all types. Conducting monthly catalogued auctions as well as providing appraisal and collection management services.
2177 Green Valley Lane, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841