Nice Millville ELONGATED FOOTED Rainbow Colored Umbrella Art Glass Paperweight
RARE Antique Millville ELONGATED FOOTED RAINBOW Colored UMBRELLA Art Glass Paperweight with an Amazing Globe Top. (Circa 1880 - 1895) It does have a marvering (flat spot) on the dome area and 2 small tooling marks (that I was unable to take a picture of) from when this piece was created. This one has a Beautiful Hour Glass Shaped Footed Stem which is in Magnificent Condition, but does tilt to one side depending on how you position the piece for display.
The Wonderful Colors are best seen in person because the pictures do not do it justice. It does have a Pontil Marked Bottom that has been fire polished smooth. The bottom is slightly concave and shows negligible shelf wear around the basal rim.
I consider this Wonderful Weight to be i. N Very Good Original Antique Condition. When you are holding this piece in your hand it seems so delicate because of the fine way the. This Amazing Work of Art Glass Measures 2 1/2" Diameter by 5 5/8" Tall.
Please check pictures for further description. I will Consider any Reasonable Offers. On this Wonderful Antique Art Glass Paperweight and Thank You for Looking. Please do not miss my many other lovely Art Glass Paperweight Auctions by various Well Known and Famous Artists. Some of this Wonderful Paperweights Fascinating History.
From The 65-year collection of Barbara Sisson, Charleston, WV. Her Collection Featured over 2,000 antique and modern paperweights including Baccarat, Clichy, St. Louis, Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. Kaziun, Ysart and other American studio artists, Millville/South Jersey, an extensive selection of Degenhart, St. Just recently in 2018 I was very proud and honored to have had the opportunity to acquire a large portion of Barbara Sissons Wonderful and Cherished Art Glass Paperweight Collection. If youre a new collector, old collector or just would like a few original well documented paperweights for your collection please stay tuned and watch for my future Art Glass Paperweight auctions. Was know as one of the Largest Glass Makers in the Millville, NJ area (Circa 1880) and likewise the entire country. Southern New Jersey has been called "The Cradle of American Glass" for the same reason that it could be called The Cradle of American Asparagus Farming. There's a lot of sand in the soil, and sand (silica) is what is melted to make glass. Many of the glass makers migrated to this area from Europe in and around the late 1790s thru the mid 1800s.
There were so many in this area at the time, New England Glass, Sandwich, Boston, Gillinder, Pairpoint and Millville just to name a few. Glass factories have been here for over 200 years, but it wasn't until the late 1960s that someone decided to call attention to it. That someone was Frank Wheaton Jr. Grandson of the founder of Wheaton Industries, one of the biggest companies in glassmaking.
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If you receive your item and the box is damaged please keep that for. From the shipper should they need it back. The item "Nice Millville ELONGATED FOOTED Rainbow Colored Umbrella Art Glass Paperweight" is in sale since Thursday, August 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights".
The seller is "paperwtlady1" and is located in Hamilton, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type: Antique
- Country of Origin: USA
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Multi-Color
- Type of Glass: Crystal
- Brand: Millville, N.