MT. CRAWFORD, VA.- Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates
will auction a large selection of Art Glass, Victorian Glass and other 19th and 20th Century Glass on July 26th, including part three of the opalescent glass collection of Larry & Diana Nellans, of Fort Myers, Florida; selections from the Fenton Museum of Glass; the Vaseline glass collection of Barbara H. Friedell of Chicago, Illinois; Victorian glass from a New England collection; and a wide variety of other consignments.
Highlights of this sale include a fine and deep selection of primarily cranberry opalescent glass including Polka Dot; Seaweed; various Lattice and Stripe patterns; Daffodil; Poinsettia; Swastika; Swirling Maze; Daisy in Cross-Cross, Opaline Brocade and Spanish Lace glass.
Another important section of the auction is a fine, 100-item collection of Leaf Umbrella tableware, in all colors and in a wide variety of shapes, including cracker jars, shakers, syrup pitchers, cruets, toothpick holders, and water pitchers.
The Vaseline glass collection comprises a wide variety of shapes and styles including a rare Radium Emanator water cooler, epergnes, opalescent patterns, EAPG, novelties, &c.
The sale includes a deep selection of other Victorian glass including a large number of sugar, salt and pepper shakers; water pitchers; tumblers; a 100-piece collection of colored Jeweled Heart/Victor and Leaf Mold pattern articles; rare Phoenix and Hobbs products; brides baskets; &c.
A selection of art glass includes examples of Tiffany, Quezal, Loetz-type, and Steuben. Other categories represented in the auction include carnival and custard glass; a selection of Early American Pattern glass; Fenton and other 20th century glass; and many other items.
The auction is on view July 23-25, 10 am to 6 pm, and on the day of sale from 8 am until the last lot is sold. A highlight of the week of the auction is a free appraisal day on Wednesday, July 23 from 1-4pm (three items per person limit).