PATTERN-MOLDED CHECKERED DIAMOND PATTERN POCKET BOTTLE

Item/Auction Attributes

colorless with a brownish tint
Probably The New Bremen Glassmanufactory of John Frederick Amelung, Frederick Co., Maryland
Fourth quarter 18th century
Undamaged with only a few minute surface abrasions
6 3/4" h, 4 3/4" w
Ex coll: George S. McKearin
$3,000.00
$5,000.00
Published: Antiques Magazine, Vol. 54, October 1948, p. 255.
Exhibited: "Amelung Glass", March 11 to June 9, 1952, The Maryland Historical Society, Section II - "Attributed to Amelung", item No. 27
Numerous fragments of this pattern were found at the factory site during archaeological excavations in 1962 and 1963 by The Corning Museum of Glass and the Smithsonian Institution
Amelung, fig. 59 and color pl. prior to p. 33. The collection of The Corning Museum of Glass
Palmer, fig. 360 and color pl. 5. The collection of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum
Wilson/Toledo, fig. 5 and color pl. 2. The collection of the Toledo Museum of Art; Ex coll: George S. McKearin
McKearin/Wilson, color pl. II, fig. 3 (Winterthur)
McKearin 200 Years, pl. 1, fig. 1 (Winterthur)