Early American Pattern Glass (EAPG) and other 19th century American glass will be the focus of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ three-day fall glass extravaganza to be held September 27, 28, and 29 at the firm’s gallery located at 2177 Green Valley Lane east of Mt. Crawford, V
Featured will be the collections of the late Cay Bettinghaus, Lakewood, CO; Jean L. and the late Carl F. Gortzig, Ithaca, NY; the late Jerry Winfrey, Smithville, TN; selections from the William and Mary Jane Lightner collection, Petersburg, PA; and a Cape Cod private collection.
The event will kick off on September 27 beginning at 10:00am 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 non-flint goblets, other drinking vessels, pattern collections, glass baskets, Degenhart novelties, plus much more.
Two catalogued sessions will be held on September 28 beginning at 1:00pm and September 29 starting at 9:30am. Over 1,200 catalogued 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.
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, historical, &c.; non-flint including many animal patterns, rare goblets, US Coin and other historical patterns, collection of Chrysanthemum Leaf, Greentown and Millersburg; plus much more.
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 (EAPGS) in conjunction with the auction.”
The complete catalogues will be posted at JSEA LIVE, jeffreysevans.com, Live Auctioneers, and Invaluable around September 19.